by Caroline Cox
The Editorial Board of The New York Times praises the new policy in New York that ends routine insurance discrimination against transgender individuals.
Joel Rose reports for NPR on the Justice Department’s new lawsuit over the conditions at Rikers Island Jail.
At Salon, Joe Conason argues that outrage over the new Cuba policy is misplaced.
Maurice Chammah explains at Slate why capital punishment cases are declining even in Texas.
At The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf considers how insensitivity and trigger-warnings are treated at law schools.