Intersections + Injustice

A Pandemic of Anxiety in Prison

For several months, the country's COVID cases have been in a relative downtrend. In the free world, many people can…

July 1, 2022

Win for Law Professors in Key Prosecutor-Accountability Bid

Arthur Applbaum, a prominent Harvard Kennedy School ethics professor, scandalized the legal world in the 1990s when he said that…

June 29, 2022

Win for Pain Patients as SCOTUS Cuts DEA’s Power to Persecute Prescribers

On June 27, the United States Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that the government cannot rightfully prosecute prescribers for violating the…

June 28, 2022

Does Gun Control Have to Mean a “War on Guns”?

On June 25, President Biden signed into law the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the bill introduced in the wake of…

June 27, 2022

Will Baltimore Cut Police Budget by $100 Million? Probably Not.

The City Council of Baltimore, Maryland must pass its budget by June 25. And a debate is raging among elected…

June 23, 2022

First-of-Its-Kind Lawsuit Demands Insurance Companies Cover Medical Marijuana for Behavioral Health

New Mexico’s largest marijuana company and a coalition of patients have filed a class-action lawsuit against seven health insurance companies…

June 15, 2022

Out Early From a 15-Year Carfentanil Sentence, Her Next Fight Begins

Wendy Kraus-Heitmann has had a hard life, but one that someone could write a good book about. Raised in Nebraska,…

June 13, 2022

Biden’s Asylum Program Deporting People With No Lawyer, No Hearing

A report by the Immigrants’ Rights Policy Clinic at the UCLA School of Law has found that 99 percent of…

June 9, 2022

“Administrative Detox” From Methadone Sums Up System’s Cruelty

I got a distressing phone call one morning from a comrade in our local mutual aid network in Michigan. I’ll…

June 8, 2022

Why It Matters If the FBI Is Inflating Marijuana Arrest Data

Is the Federal Bureau of Investigation miscounting the true number of marijuana arrests nationwide? One attorney says there’s good reason…

June 7, 2022