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While most people are familiar with criminal forfeiture––a practice that allows the government to confiscate your property if it proves the property was used in the commission of a crime

Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted Massachusetts a one-year extension for coming into compliance with the REAL ID Act, a law that requires state-issued identification cards

Death has been knocking on the Supreme Court’s door for years. But like a homeowner dismissing away an unsolicited salesman, the Court has turned off the lights and refused to

By looking to see whether Salazar-Limon denied reaching for his waistband, the Court implicitly accepted Thompson’s account of the encounter as true, or at least, more credible than Salazar-Limon’s. Doing

 Sam,[1] who I met last summer, was a teenager on probation. He sported an electronic monitor strapped around his ankle then, and he likely still does. Sam attended court monthly

Earlier this month, Mississippi’s sweeping anti-LGBT law, the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act[1], went into effect. Enacted following the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges[2] decision legalizing same-sex marriage, the law was initially

On the night of February 3, 2015, Kevin McKnight was driving around in his pickup truck when the police stopped him.[1] Ostensibly, they pulled him over for turning without using

Last month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a complaint and proposed consent judgment against one of the nation’s largest owners of private student loan debt. The CFPB alleged

Last spring, I wrote about Lee v. United States,[1] a case on appeal from the Sixth Circuit that was still pending before the Supreme Court at the time. Lee arose