I work as a felony prosecutor in a town where methamphetamine is our biggest narcotics problem. I’m also a big fan of Breaking Bad, but whenever I ask colleagues (particularly law-enforcement officers) whether they’ve been …
When it comes to sheer numbers, our rate for mass shootings is not what’s really troubling
The search for motives in tragedies like the DC Navy Yard is pointless, argues an expert in mass homicide
How can anyone see the work of J.D. Salinger, Woody Allen and Roman Polanski the same way once you know of their predilection for young girls?
The association of young black men with violence doesn’t come out of thin air
In the end, the final casualty may be America’s reputation as a bastion of freedom
What the controversial policy feels like from the receiving end
In order to really reform street policing, the NYPD needs to reduce the volume of stops and the indignity of the process
FBI agents and other officials protected James “Whitey” Bulger as he roamed free for decades. Is there a statute of limitations on corrupting the system?
Stop waiting for another March on Washington. The civil rights movement is now about policy changes like outlawing stop and frisk
As the split verdict shows, Bradley Manning’s leaks were neither noble and important nor traitorous.
The Alexander case, currently drawing protest, is a travesty not of “stand your ground” but of sentencing
The President took a political risk because the spiritual and moral risk of not speaking to black pain was too great