Will the changes and proposed changes end up causing irreparable harm to the U.S. patent system?
There are reasons to doubt that the D.C. Circuit judges will do what ACA supporters expect them to do.
Private law firms play an important role in delivering legal services to this vulnerable population.
The purpose of the force-feeding is punitive, coercive, and is intentionally painful.
Amnesty International’s report Entombed: Isolation in the US Federal Prison System, describes how the use of isolation at ADX Florence breaches international standards for humane treatment and amounts to torture.
True reform requires appointment of an attorney to represent the target (whether the target is an individual, group, or the public at large).
For twelve years, the military commission system has created nothing but embarrassment for its proponents as the highest-profile prosecutions have repeatedly tripped over their own feet.
The problem of siphoning our nation’s children from their schools and into the justice system continues to be widespread.
Thousands of NTAs are issued every year by DHS but the immigration judge comes into the picture only after the NTA is filed with the immigration court.
Although the corporate personhood fiction is necessary in some instances to ensure corporations can function in our society, it takes the analogy too far to attribute human-like qualities to corporations in everything they do.