The president joined a long list of commentators in calling for JDs to take less time. But is that such a good idea when law grads are underprepared as is?
The NY police commissioner ignores the copious evidence that his signature crime prevention measure doesn't work at all.
Michael Bloomberg's controversial policing strategy was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge. But does it actually reduce crime?
The recession put a damper on incarceration. But that doesn't mean we're actually making progress.
I don't know that Steve Cohen and SAC Capital are innocent of insider trading. But they shouldn't be punished for it either way.
In 2008, 8 federal court vacancies have been officially designated as "emergencies." This year, 25 were.