April 3, 2016
Commentary

Feds Using Forfeiture to Their Advantage

The Justice Department is resuming the “equitable sharing” part of its civil asset forfeiture program, thus ending one of the major criminal justice reform victories of the Obama administration.
The Detroit News
February 22, 2016
Commentary

Despite Public Outrage, Bail Reform Still Needed in New York City

City officials need to make more aggressive efforts, such as expanding underutilized pretrial supervision programs to more low‐​to‐​moderate‐​risk defendants and eliminating money bail in most, if not all, misdemeanor cases.
Huffington Post
February 19, 2016
Commentary

No, the Senate Doesn’t Have to Confirm Obama Appointees

The Senate is doing exactly what the Constitution allows. In fact, if many Framers had their way, the president, not the Senate, would have nothing to do with Supreme Court selections.
The Federalist
July 22, 2015
Commentary

Libertarians Need Not Support the Confederacy

Both the Union and Confederacy committed war crimes and abused civil liberties during the Civil War. But from a libertarian perspective, the Confederacy had a worse case for its cause.
The Federalist