by Jim Thompson
In The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse, a member of the ACS Board of Directors, argues that conservatives are now taking a broader approach to standing, a stark departure from past canons of conservative thought.
Rosie Flores at The Nation argues that a criminal record should not disqualify someone from public assistance, reasoning that “no one should go hungry for a crime they have already served time for.”
In The New Republic, Brian Beutler warns against the waxing tide of libertarian scholars seeking to dismantle legal gains of the New Deal.
Timothy Williams reports in The New York Times that the Association of State Correctional Administrators, the nation’s leading organization for prison and jail administrators, has called for sharply reducing or altogether eliminating the use of solitary confinement for extended periods of time.