In a courtroom where judges and officers mix, fact merges with Hollywood fiction.
A collection of death-penalty reports and analysis from legal analyst Andrew Cohen
The Republican senator from Oklahoma and the American Indian judicial nominee who he's blocking can sit down at my table any time.
The coach's side of the story, as presented in The Washington Post, deserves cross-examination.
Why does the justice usually side with cheating prosecutors, even when the evidence against them is clear and damning?
They may be a big hit on the campaign trail, but they're getting trounced in the courtroom.
On a dark anniversary, remembering the story of a detainee who spent seven years in the prison, never knowing what evidence the United States had against him
What are we to make of the Court's willingness to resolve so many of politically-charged cases before the presidential election?
Republican control of the state house has led to an outlandish assault on the judiciary. What do the candidates have to say about that?
Eleven weeks before the oral arguments of the century, both the Justice Department and its adversaries filed merit briefs.
There is a growing gulf between the Supreme Court justices and the rank-and-file federal judges who decide the merits of tens of thousands of cases each year.
The president promised to overlook certain provisions of the NDAA -- such as allowing the detention of U.S. citizens without trial -- but what are these assurances worth?
John Roberts is defending the Supreme Court's indefensible refusal to follow ethics rules
Remembering an event that meant an awful lot then and no doubt means something still to tens of millions of Americans
A few books that managed to change my perspective
Gingrich's latest tirades are part of a long history of Republican attacks that persist despite the courts having become more and more conservative.
The candidate is selling a wrongheaded plan for legislators to bully the judiciary
Forty years after its passage, The Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act is a shadow of its former self, undercut by amendments, the Bureau of Land Management, and the cattle industry
In recent years, capital punishment has been on a sharp decline, both in the courts and in the court of public opinion
When the Supreme Court eventually rules on the constitutionality of the new law, you'll hear politicians screaming their dissent.