Why so many drug dealers are in federal prison

From a report by the National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys, “The Dangerous Myths of Drug Sentencing ‘Reform,’ ” July 2015 (footnotes removed): While drug offenders accounted for a large percentage of the federal prison population in 2013 and 2014,...

Wisconsin Club for Growth goes to Supreme Court

National Journal A controversial investigation into Scott Walker’s fundraising could land at the Supreme Court—just in time for the Republican presidential primaries. The justices are scheduled to discuss Thursday whether they should hear a lawsuit that involves...

Maybe we should all file a claim

Quin Hillyer at The Corner From the “Nice Work If You Can Get It” Department: Being paid $100,000-plus for damages from an accident, even if neither you nor anything you own was actually damaged. Such absurdities will be at issue soon at the Supreme Court, which as...

Money for unions, money for trial lawyers

Obama pulls a two-fer with his pen and phone. WSJ: August is a month of political vacations, so naturally the Obama Administration is using the free time to push through more policies that do an end run around Congress. The latest dash is an executive order from...