Browsing All posts tagged under »SCOTUS«

Yes! SCOTUS Lets Maryland Return to Arrestee DNA Testing

August 2, 2012 by


Apparently, the Supreme Court has some sense when it comes to DNA testing. Maybe. We hope. Because, no foolin’, super serial you guys, DNA is the future of criminal justice. We can absolutely transform our entire criminal justice system with some policy changes on DNA. Chief Justice Roberts issued an opinion on Monday that effectively […]

How Do We Justify Protecting Free Speech?

May 10, 2012 by


Knowing that speech can be used for hate, violence, libel, or slander, what are the reasons that we protect it?

Do You Have to Tell Police Your Name?

April 16, 2012 by


After last week’s post about not talking to the police, a reader wrote us to ask about identifying yourself to a police officer. It’s not a simple yes or no answer, and, since we love fan-mail so much, we turned the answer into a post. Here’s to you, Mr. H. Do you have to identify […]