Sep 9

A controversial detective and the Brady Rule



Posted 7 months, 14 days ago.

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The New York Times has done a series of pieces about a Brooklyn detective who may had put an innocent man behind bars. But the case is also bringing new attention to the apparent disregard of a Supreme Court decision requiring the disclosure of evidence to the defense in such cases.



Sep 6

Vote Now: Two amendments for defining marriage



Posted 7 months, 16 days ago.

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Does the Constitution need a new amendment to define marriage? Vote now in our “Next 10 Amendments” project!



Sep 5

Vote Now: An amendment for term limits in Congress



Posted 7 months, 17 days ago.

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Does the Constitution need a new amendment to limit the number of terms that a Senator or Representative can serve in Congress? Vote now in our “Next 10 Amendments” project!



Sep 5

Scorecard: Where 16 public figures stand on the Syria debate



Posted 7 months, 17 days ago.

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From Putin to Palin, and from Pelosi to Paul, here’s a look at what 16 very high-profile people are saying in the public debate about a limited U.S. military strike on Syria.



Sep 4

Remembering an influential thinker, Ronald Coase



Posted 7 months, 18 days ago.

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Ronald Coase, who died on Monday at the age of 102, was one of the most influential thinkers in American law during the past century, even though he was an economist, not a lawyer.