By what right can government officials prohibit worshipers from the physical and public practice of their faith?
Prisons are a hotbed for spreading infectious disease, and we've changed policies to accommodate this fact. But these changes should also make us reconsider how they function in normal circumstances.
The decision by prosecutors to lay blame at the social workers door paints an unrealistic and overly simplistic picture.
The case of Rodney Reed raises a number of troubling issues from the public's impact on procedural fairness to retrial's claim to justice.
Lee Boyd Malvo's appeal asks the Supreme Court to explain the bounds of what cruel and unusual punishment - what it does, and does not, mean.
Schreiber's case highlights the ambiguity surrounding terms like "death" and "life without parole."
The Amber Guyger case treads familiar ground regarding the legitimacy of "Stand Your Ground" laws invoking proportionality, necessity, and self-defense. How do events like this challenge traditional justifications?
A criminal record is an enormous obstacle to obtaining employment or housing. The strategy we choose for addressing this problem says a lot about our attitude toward the prospects of rehabilitation.
Are fines an appropriate punishment when the wealthy attempt to purchase social, political, and economic advantage at others' expense?
Our forensic methods aren't as objective as we assume, and the role prejudice is allowed to play undermines the legitimacy of our criminal justice system.