Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

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Henry A. Giroux: Attack on Capitol Affirms Trumpism Will Live On After Trump Leaves White House

Such violence has a long history in the U.S. and has been normalized under the aegis of Trumpism as a right-wing populist movement

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John Feffer: Knives Out: Boycott, Purge, and Prosecute

The ForeverTrumpers are challenging the Constitution. They should be penalized for their efforts

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William rivers Pitt: A Snap Impeachment Should Be Done Within 24 Hours

Today, I add January 6, 2021, to the long hall of bleak murals that have decorated my passage through this lethally erratic thing called the future. We were supposed to have flying cars by now. Instead, we have this

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Jeremy Scahill: Trump May Face Prosecution — but Not for His War Crimes

For U.S. presidents, the torture and killing of civilians is forgivable but mafia-style accounting and hush money payments are not

Jake Johnson: Members of Congress Demand Prosecution of Trump for Election Tampering

“We must hold him fully accountable, even after he leaves office. There must be justice.”

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Robert Reich: Trump’s Vilest Legacy

It’s not simply the size of the broken window that undermines standards, according to Wilson and Kelling. It’s the willingness of society to look the other way. If no one is held accountable, norms collapse

Kassandra Frederique: Let’s Reject the Violent vs. Nonviolent Crime Dichotomy to End the War on Drugs

November’s election saw criminal legal system and drug policy reform win big at the polls

Jim Schober: Why You Really Can’t Fight City Hall, At Least Over the Police

The Monell Rule is the most important racial justice issue you’ve never heard of

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David Rosen: Insurgency Matters: Progressive DAs May Change Policing

A June 2020 poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found the 95 percent of those polled reported that criminal justice reform was necessary

Ted Becker: How and Why the American Judicial System Saved the U.S.A. from Trumpism

No president has so many close associates from his election campaign and his administration tried in the federal criminal courts—and convicted or pleaded guilty—than Donald J. Trump did in his lone term

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