Articles in Law

What If We Didn’t Consider Criminalization an Option?

Instead of re-criminalizing drugs, Oregon should actually take care of people.

In Defense Of My Color-Coded Cold Calling Card System

A University of Chicago professor recently criticized a peculiar color-coded nametag system he saw law students using. The originator of said tri-color system would like to say a few words in its defense.

The “Cop City” Indictment Is Preposterous and Terrifying

The Georgia attorney general accuses activists of being “racketeers,” “money launderers,” and even “domestic terrorists.” This ludicrous court case should be denounced by everyone who values their freedom.

There Should Not Be “Religious Exemptions” To Laws

If a law should apply, it should apply regardless of how people feel about following it. If the law infringes on liberty, it should be repealed.

The Espionage Act is Bad for America—Even When it’s Used on Trump

A relic of the First World War that helped destroy the anti-war left, the Act remains a threat to news outlets, political organizers, and anyone else who might challenge American militarism and the surveillance state.

In Praise of the Teen Court

Why shouldn’t teenagers get to democratically decide on matters of justice? Teen courts are a fascinating and empowering experiment in alternatives to harsh punishment.

The Resurgence of ‘Natural Law’ Theories Should Scare Us All

Some on the right are ditching “originalism” for a far more radical theocratic legal philosophy that imposes the laws of God rather than the Constitution.

The Police Are The Problem

Policing is the use of violence to solve social problems. If we want stop police violence, we need alternatives to policing.

The Libertarian Case for Abortion

As a libertarian, you should cheer when federal protections expand your rights and choices, and be concerned when they limit them. The latest Supreme Court decision over abortion decreases freedom and choice.

The Supreme Court Has Destroyed Its Legitimacy and There Is No Reason to Respect It

When an unelected conservative majority simply imposes the right’s policy preferences by fiat, there is little reason for the rest of us to respect the Court’s authority.

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