Days after a federal judge threatened to jail Texas prison officials for violating an agreement to put inmates in air conditioned housing, the top Texas Department of Criminal Justice leader admitted that the agency broke federal orders and that keeping inmates in temperatures above 100 degrees creates a serious health risk.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing a federal prison in Kansas to force it to provide an inmate with the opioid addiction drug buprenorphine, saying the man would “inevitably suffer and possib ... Read more
After years of complaints and lawsuits over its treatment of immigrant detainees, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency invited reporters to take an “inside look” at its detention center in T ... Read more
After three fatal street shootings that took place so fast even top police officials expressed shock, St. Paul’s police chief announced a five-step plan to combat violence — starting with plenty of ex ... Read more
A federal appeals court lifted a nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump’s effort to deny asylum to immigrants who enter the U.S. after passing through another country. The U.S. Court of ... Read more
In the last decade, a tremendous patent backlog has accumulated at the National Institute of Industrial Property, which has made the patent application system less appealing. However, the Pa ... Read more
One of the biggest technological revolutions known to mankind is underway and it is all about real estate. In the past few years, property technology has become one of the hottest technological areas, ... Read more
Overview The sharp increase in U.S. wealth inequality in recent decades has spurred interest in increasing taxes on wealth. This issue brief introduces mark-to-market taxation, one approach to raising ... Read more