Human Rights

Another Tulia in Texas

October 24, 2005 - The latest Austin Chronicle has an eye-opening expose about race, the drug war, and Lone Star justice in a rural Jackson County, Texas, home of the small town of Edna:

Beware of hurricane related scams

August 30, 2005 - By R. Neal In addition to looting, price gouging, home repair scams, and insurance fraud, there are always those looking to exploit victims of natural disasters, especially via telephone solicitation and the internet.

Alabama Justice

August 19, 2005 - Raw Story (via Pam's House Blend) gives some much-deserved coverage of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, AL -- a fine group that has taken the lead in ensuring fair legal repr

Roberts v. Florida Voters

July 21, 2005 - I agree with Max Sawicky and others that Roberts isn't a defeatable nominee for the Supreme Court. Rolling out a laundry list of somewhat conservative positions he took in various cases isn't going to amount to a killer bill of particulars that will convince the public that he's unfit for the bench.