• R.J. Rummel, RIP. The historian spent his life collecting data on “democide,” or citizens killed by their governments. The sheer scope of the figures he compiled is staggering.
  • Slowly, the country’s U.S. attorneys are coming around on drug sentencing for low-level offenders.
  • Police shooting 377 rounds into a car occupied by two unarmed men “raises concerns.” That’s one way of putting it.
  • Alaska Supreme Court: Because he wasn’t specifically prohibited from doing so, an Alaskan state trooper can’t be fired for having sex with a domestic violence victim just hours after he arrested her husband.
  • Marijuana arrests are actually up in New York City after the first quarter of the De Blasio administration, at least in comparison with the last quarter of the Bloomberg administration.
  • Knox County, Tenn., is jailing juveniles without providing them with legal representation.