The victim will now have no right to argue his case before a jury in civil court.
There are many other people who deserve such mercy.
If public health scolds get their way, they will worsen the nation’s overcriminalization problem.
It's yet another example of the effects of having to enforce dumb laws.
From protests to the coronavirus, it thinks it can protect you from anything.
Daunte Wright Shooting a Reminder That It's Not Cops Who Should Fear for Their Lives During Traffic Stops
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Some states have taken action. It's time for the federal government to do the same.
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For possessing a gun while committing a crime—even when no one is killed—too many defendants are slammed with sentences decades or even centuries longer than justice demands.
The U.S. has an interest in protecting its political system from manipulation by foreign enemies or their paid agents. But treason and espionage are already illegal, as is bribery.
Police response “likely escalated tensions and the potential for violence” say investigators.
Phoenix Will Pay $3 Million Settlement After Police Shot a Man During a Noise Complaint. The Officers Are Still Employed.
And taxpayers will foot the bill.
There were four times as many incidents of physical restraint against students the year after Florida doubled the number of police in its schools.
The new law features harsher penalties, 12-hour detentions, and other invitations to abuse government power
A 2018 Reason investigation showed how Chicago's impound program ensnared innocent owners, stripped them of their cars, and soaked them in debt.
How to reduce police killings and enact lasting change.
Will a hiring surge for school police and renewed zeal for zero tolerance policies undo years of declining youth arrests in Florida?
The little girl said, "I shoot you," but her mother says she didn't understand what she was saying.
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Gig workers and companies are suing over a California law, AB 5, that criminalizes their continued employment.
The 21-year-old faces criminal punishment for text messages to her suicidal boyfriend.
This year, Mississippi and North Carolina both ditched a vague "good moral character" clause that kept occupational licensing out of reach for people with criminal records.
"Touching someone's arm to get their attention, I would have thought was normal."
An attempt by the district attorney to drop charges against nonviolent protesters was overruled.
The police union's attempt to punish the city for dismissing Daniel Pantaleo is instead showing the problem of overpolicing,
A school criminalizes a playground injury.
A Pregnant Woman in Alabama Was Shot in the Stomach and Miscarried. Now, Alabama Cops Are Charging Her With Manslaughter.
What the hell is going on with this state?
When "almost anyone can be arrested for something," no one is safe.
Dissenting From a Decision Blocking a Retaliatory Arrest Claim, Neil Gorsuch Notes That 'Almost Anyone Can Be Arrested for Something'
The Trump appointee warns that "little would be left of our First Amendment liberties" if cops could punish people who irk them by finding a legal reason to bust them.
Florida's $300 felony theft threshold turns petty crimes into prison time. That might change soon.
Groups have complained for years that the laws allowed police and prosecutors to selectively charge people carrying common pocket knives.
Homeland Security and Florida Cops Spied on Chinese Massage Workers for Months but Still Couldn't Find Evidence of Human Trafficking
Nine women face felony prostitution charges and hundreds of their customers have been arrested. Florida says it's the real victim.
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A Tucson Weekly investigation finds that federal funds to "fight sex trafficking" are actually perpetuating it.
It's been dubbed "NYC's Anti-Airdrop Dick Pic Law," but the bill is much broader than that.
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Plus: the First Amendment problems with prosecuting Wikileaks and the trans troops ban is dealt another blow.
Patrick Beadle was convicted on a drug trafficking charge, even though there's very little evidence he was a dealer.
Opponents say the bill, rushed to the floor without a hearing, would dangerously expand what's considered an "aggravated offense."