March 7, 2011: President Barack Obama reversed a two-year ban on military trials in the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

March 8, 1917: The cloture rule (Rule 22) is adopted by Congress to limit filibusters. Under this rule,…

Eight months into the pandemic, the failure to control COVID-19 in federal detention remains “both a public health catastrophe and a moral…

The combination of the passage of the First Step Act and the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic increase in compassionate releases from the Bureau of Prisons. The Bureau of Prisons now reports more than 1,704 compassionate releases or…

  • Mon, 05 Oct, 2020

IF YOU DON’T TALK, YOU MIGHT WALK. Before you go talk to law enforcement officers or agents, do not go unprotected. Call a lawyer. Officers are allowed to lie to you to get you to incriminate yourself, but if you make a…

  • Mon, 05 Oct, 2020