• It’s hard to get good, consistent figures, but the data we do have suggest that school shooting incidents are declining, not increasing. I’d imagine a lot of people would also be surprised at just how low the total figures are.
  • How the criminal justice system erodes democratic citizenship.
  • The American Civil Liberties Union makes disturbing new allegations of abuse of undocumented immigrants in federal prisons.
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection fires its head of internal affairs.
  • Bad: In a case of mistaken identity, the sheriff’s office in Clay County, Fla., arrested the wrong woman. Worse: The department then kept her jailed for nearly a month. Worst: It’s the second time the department has done this.