Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

Tana Ganeva: Upheaval in the San Francisco DA’s Office After Jenkins Appointment

Prosecutors worried that Jenkins was too close to the mayor and planned to bring back the war on drugs. Many were just fired

Sharon Zhang: AOC Calls for Congress to Strip Supreme Court of Its Ability to Rule on Abortion

Stripping the Supreme Court of its power on these issues would still be a strong rebuke of the far right justices

Dave Zirin: Praying for Football

‘They Painted a Narrative of This Coach Looking for a Quiet Corner to Pray’

William rivers Pitt: US Democracy May Have 2 Years to Live, Depending on Upcoming Gerrymander Ruling

Please Help ZNet           Source: Truthout Photo by lev radin/Shutterstock   Make no mistake: This is a blood-red alert. Democracy in the United States — tattered and shabby though it may be — could have less than two years to live. Not 10 years, not some indeterminate fuzzy maybe slice of Read more…

Juan Cole: How the Trump Supreme Court became King George III

Depriving us of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Jake Johnson: ‘Payoff for 40 Years of Dark Money’

Supreme Court Delivers for Corporate America

Stephen F. Eisenman: “A Fancy Piece of Homicide” at the U.S. Supreme Court

Please Help ZNet           Source: Counterpunch In Double Indemnity, insurance claims manager Barton Keyes (played by Edward G. Robinson), tell his ace salesman, Walter Neff (played by Fred MacMurray) that he’s figured out that the man they insured didn’t die from an accident after all: “It’s murder, and murders don’t come Read more…

Bill McKibben: Be the Backlash

The Supreme Court’s decisions are insanely unpopular; we have to make that matter

Sharon Zhang: “We Are Witnessing a Judicial Coup in Process”

The Supreme Court’s next session starting in October is shaping up to be equally severe

Jake Johnson: US Supreme Court Drops Carbon Bomb on the Planet

One Democratic senator warned the right-wing majority’s ruling “could unleash a new era of reckless deregulation that will gut protections for all Americans and the environment.”

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