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June 28, 2018

By Sarah Turberville

Those 5-to-4 decisions on the Supreme Court? 9 to 0 is far more common.



SCOTUS 2017 Splits get all the attention, but consensus is the rule, and that's how it should be.

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Topics: Justice System

June 27, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: How Can I Contact My Daughter?



Paper Cuts collage of a person writing next to a polaroid of a child As the government tries to undo the damage from its zero tolerance policy, parents in custody wait and wonder how to contact their kids.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Justice System

June 22, 2018

By Katherine Hawkins

Frequently Asked Questions: Criminal Prosecutions on the Border



CBP detention 2 Zero-tolerance prosecutions on the southwest border are undermining key constitutional protections.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Justice System

June 15, 2018

By Danielle Brian

Not the Final Word



DOJ The plain fact is that OLC, responsive to its own institutional incentives, sometimes gets things wrong.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Justice System

June 11, 2018

By Sarah Turberville

Who Should Make a Decision on Life and Death?



Lady Justice scales Missouri is flouting the Supreme Court's ruling on jury decision-making in death penalty cases. But will the high court rein it in?

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Topics: Justice System

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