Incredibly, there are no federal laws against the unauthorized monitoring of your physical whereabouts
Will States Lead the Way to Legalizing Marijuana Nationwide?
Changes in state laws may force the DEA to rethink federal policy
Was Aaron Swartz Really ‘Killed by the Government’?
No, but prosecutors did go too far in pressing felony charges
Will Self-Driving Cars Change the Rules of the Road?
Google claims computer-navigated cars are safer than human-driven ones, but they pose a flood of new legal questions
Online Reviewers Beware: You Can Get Sued
Everyone’s a critic these days, but defamation laws still exist in the Internet age
Viewpoint: The Government Would Like to Keep Reading Your E-Mail
A recent vote in Congress continues to allow easy access to private correspondence
Why Is Congress Protecting the Gun Industry?
Gun manufacturers and dealers enjoy broad legal immunity, even though lawsuits against them would help improve safety
Viewpoint: If We Want Gun Control, We’ll Need to Compromise
Americans have reached “tipping points” before, but those who want stronger gun laws need to appeal to the broad middle of the nation
Viewpoint: Gift Cards Need Stronger Regulation
The #1 gift this holiday season can come with a lump of coal in the fine print.
Viewpoint: Barring Women from Combat Is Unconstitutional
As a new lawsuit shows, the ban doesn’t protect women in service from physical danger, and it denies them benefits they deserve
Nativity-Scene Battles: Score One for the Atheists
In California, a new challenge by atheists is changing the way municipalities handle this annual controversy
Can Texas Really Secede from the Union? Not Legally
Neo-secessionists are having a moment, even if they have no legal ground to break away
How We Can Reform Our Elections
Last week’s long lines and dirty tricks prove we need tougher laws to protect voting rights