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A record 149 Americans were exonerated in 2015. But how much longer until the backlog of wrongful convictions that taints our justice system at last is reduced to a few random cases?
Lawrence Norden reviews Professor Richard Hasen's new book, which examines the balancing of political equality and free speech in the post-Citizens United era.
Only ten years ago, elections weren’t fueled by secret money, but on the sixth anniversary of Citizens United, the political landscape it helped create has become clear.
There has never been a time when a president suggested at the State of the Union that we ought to incarcerate fewer people.
Asking social media companies to monitor and report all terrorist content is a nearly impossible task.
Despite alarming headlines, New York City residents should know the city has some of the lowest crime rates in history, according to a recent Brennan Center report.
As America debates what to do about the scourge of gun violence, we’ll hear a lot of spurious arguments that even modest measures trample on Second Amendment rights. Don’t believe them. We can have safety and freedom.
Can you be tough on terrorism and terrorists here in America if at the same time you support rules that could help terrorists obtain and bear arms?
Mass shootings take more lives than terrorism carried out in the name of Islam, but the focus is often on the latter.
The former New York State Assembly leader's conviction demonstrates the needs to mobilize the public around reforms in Albany.
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