Justice System

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal appeals court on Tuesday reversed a previous decision by a lower court that dismissed a challenge to the National Security Agency's (NSA) mass surveillance operations, scoring an "important victory for the rule of law." Tuesday's unanimous decision by the Fourth Circuit Appeals Court means a case against the NSA filed by the Wikimedia...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Too much progress has been made in recent years for supporters of reform to take their foot off the gas now," said Inimai Chettiar, director of the Brennan Center's Justice Program. "It won't be easy, especially with [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions as the nation's top cop, but he increasingly stands alone." (Photo: Derek Goulet/cc/flickr)
As President Donald Trump was vowing to "restore law and order," long...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Protest outside the Department of Justice. (Photo: Mike Maguire/cc/flickr)
In a bid to revive the failed War on Drugs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions...