by Jim Thompson
David R. Dow at Hamilton and Griffin on Rights discusses three death penalty cases before the Supreme Court this term and explains why the Court is unlikely to take a strong stance against capital punishment.
In The Guardian, Spencer Ackerman reports that the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against two psychologists who convinced the CIA to subject terror subjects to callous torture programs.
In The New York Times, Richard Fausset explains how a Georgia district attorney won indictments against 15 members of a Confederate flag-supporting group using an unusual legal maneuver.
Ari Berman at The Nation urges states to follow California’s lead on the expansion of voting rights ahead of the 2016 election.