Because Freedom Can’t Protect Itself 2018-01-04T10:06:10+00:00


1601, 2018

Martin Luther King Stood for More Than Love

On MLK's birthday, we owe thanks to everyone who continues to work for racial justice with their backs as straight as can be. This piece originally appeared at The Hill. Martin Luther King often spoke [...]

1601, 2018

The People v. Donald Trump

In the first year of Trump’s presidency, the courts have acted exactly how the Founders intended them to. Legal scholars and progressives have long expressed doubt about the utility of courts in advancing social justice. [...]

1501, 2018

Ending Mass Incarceration Is a Winner for Politicians

Politics driven by fear of crime had direct, destructive social costs. This piece originally appeared at The Daily Beast.  For decades, politicians competed to see who could push the most draconian criminal justice policies. Jeff [...]