The Constitution, both real and imaginary.

This post by Scott Greenfield at Simple Justice reminded me of this article that’s on the cover of The Onion this week. Sadly, that’s often the case when reading criminal justice stories.   Greenfield details the Second Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision that overturned a death sentence for a man convicted of killing two police […]

Signing the Star Book

Our oldest daughter has a reading log that we’re supposed to sign every night. In the world of a rules-oriented, law-and-order loving elementary school student, there is nothing more devastating than not completing your homework. But every now and then we get home late, dinner isn’t ready until 7:00 p.m., and it’s a scramble to […]