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America Needs A Justice System Worthy Of The Name

The United States does not have a justice system.

July 22, 2015

Glenn Ford Walks Free, Marty Stroud Never Will

Let Marty Stroud’s experience serve as a warning to those who persist in believing the death penalty is justice. The death penalty is, he now writes, “state-assisted revenge.”

March 25, 2015

Court Blocks Mississippi From Closing State’s Last Abortion Clinic

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times NEW ORLEANS — After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. The law required that all physicians associated with an abortion clinic have admitting privileges […]

July 30, 2014

Arizona Inmate Dies Belatedly In Apparently Botched Execution

By Matt Pearce, Cindy Carcamo and Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. — A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal injection Wednesday, his attorneys said, dying in a botched execution that will probably reinvigorate the national debate over the death penalty in the United States. […]

July 24, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For the second time, a federal appeals court panel in Denver has upheld same-sex marriage by striking down Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage. In the 2-1 ruling released Friday, a three-judge panel held in the Oklahoma case that the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage. The ruling comes after the […]

July 18, 2014