by Caroline Cox
Matt Ford writes in The Atlantic on a new lawsuit in Oklahoma that seeks to require the state to record every death sentence it carries out.
Allie Grasgreen raises questions in Politico on the influx of military-grade weapons given to university police.
Katrina vanden Heuvel argues in The Washington Post against the threats to freedom of the press seen in Ferguson and Justice Department actions.
In FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman profiles Ferguson, arguing that its economic and racial conditions are the norm rather than an outlier.
Lyle Denniston provides a reading of the Supreme Court’s signals on same-sex marriage for SCOTUSblog.