Law is alive. It doesn’t live in books and words. It thrives in how well we understand and apply it to everyday life. We ask questions, find answers, and publish what we discover in feature episodes and live storytelling.
Amateur sleuths armed with their own laptops, public information and a lot of spare time are working alone and in groups to crack criminal cases. Sometimes it works and sometimes it goes very, very badly. Welcome to the future of crowdsourced law enforcement. Read More
Are aggressive, expensive elections corrupting the court system? Or are they evidence of a strong democracy? The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states can prohibit judges from openly asking for money to pay for their judicial campaigns.
"Judges are not politicians," wrote Chief Justice John Roberts, "even when they come to the bench by way of the ballot.” Read More