What does it say about a country's criminal law policies when an estimate emerges positing that as many as 16 additional federal prisons might need to be built in the near horizon to house an ever-ballooning inmate population?
It's likely that most readers of our blog do not work in a career where they repeatedly experience fear that just routinely going about their work may be exposing them to legal liability.
Our immediately preceding post from earlier this week placed a spotlight on border searches conducted by customs and immigration officials of the personal effects of persons returning to the United States from an international destination.
If you're an American passport holder who has spent any appreciable amount of time traveling internationally, you've likely asked yourself the question that is posed in the headline above.
A recent Forbes article contains what is likely just about the scariest italic reference that many Americans can possibly imagine.
Mortgage-related activity is obviously something that is closely probed in all aspects by government regulators, financial pundits, lenders, borrowers and many other people, given the central importance of property and its financing in the United States.
Today's post continues with a theme introduced in our immediately preceding entry, namely, that the nation's federal marijuana laws are illogical, capricious and often draconian in their application.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums is a national advocacy group focused upon sentencing reform in the criminal justice system. Mike Riggs is the organization's communications director.
While much of the conversation concerning football over the last 48 hours has been dedicated almost exclusively to the National Football League draft, it's important not to overlook other very interesting football-related stories, including one involving a former star receiver now facing tax evasion charges.