Why is Reginald Latson being denied the help he needs?
Two obstacles stand in the way of getting Reginald Latson, autistic and with an IQ of 69, out of the solitary confinement in which he’s been held for most of the past year and into the treatment facility that he needs.Read full article >>
The Ferguson case is still an enigma
The St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown was the worst possible outcome — except for one in which passion overwhelmed facts and Wilson was forced to stand trial despite a lack of adequate evidence.Read full article >>
Letting us in on an immigration secret
Agree or disagree with Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the president did something important, laudable, and with potentially long-lasting consequences in announcing the move: He released the Office of Legal Counsel memorandum outlining the legal justification for it.Read full article >>
A slippery slope on immigration
Every Democrat should be nervous about President Obama’s plan for unilateral action on immigration reform.
Not because of the impact on an already gridlocked Congress, or because it risks inflaming an increasingly hostile public. Democrats should be nervous about the implications for presidential power, and the ability of a future Republican president to act on his or her own.Read full article >>
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