due process

Obama-Era Sexual Assault Investigations Were Problematic–Here’s Why (VIDEO)

Obama-Era Sexual Assault Investigations Were Problematic–Here’s Why (VIDEO)

On Friday afternoon, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded guidelines issued by the Obama administration on how colleges and universities should address sexual assault on campus. DeVos contended that the rules outlined in a 2011 “Dear Colleague” letter and a 2014 follow-up “lacked basic elements of fairness” and trampled on the rights of those accused of […]

Bowe Bergdahl’s Lawyers Have Some Questions For Trump

Bowe Bergdahl’s Lawyers Have Some Questions For Trump

Defense lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have issued a letter to Donald Trump asking to arrange a meeting with him in regards to his vocal condemnation of their defendant. Unsatisfied to allow due process to run its course, Trump has repeatedly referred to Sgt. Bergdahl as a traitor and indicated that he should be […]

Entire District Attorney’s Office Booted Off Death Penalty Case Due To ‘Sadly Deficient’ Conduct

Entire District Attorney’s Office Booted Off Death Penalty Case Due To ‘Sadly Deficient’ Conduct

One of the biggest arguments against the death penalty is that you don’t get a do-over in case of serious misconduct. That came into sharp focus this week, when Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick discovered that in March, a California judge removed the entire Orange County district attorney’s office from a major death penalty case. This extreme […]