This month, Virginia became one of three states to ban “no knock” warrants. Thirteen states have legislated in favor of this police power while the remainder deem such searches permissible with court approval. The procedure has had a troubled history,… Read More ›
Editors’ Note: Bill Watterson’s last published Calvin and Hobbes cartoon was 25 years ago, Dec. 31, 1995.
Editors’ Note: Reposted from The New York Times, December 22, 2020. Whether the GOP can reconstitute itself and engage once again as a viable political party remains unclear. Recently, Steve Schmidt, McCain campaign manager and force behind the Lincoln Project,… Read More ›
In March 1919 (Schenck v. US), Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes penned the oft-quoted phrase certifying that “falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic” was speech that Congress could prohibit and prosecute offenders. The defendant Schenck… Read More ›