McConnell Doubts Senate Has Time for Sentencing Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told President Trump that the Senate likely would not have time to consider a compromise bill the president as endorsed that would trim some federal sentences. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rand Paul (R-KY) both disagreed, saying the measure should come to a vote soon.


The National Crisis of the Public Defender System

Constitutional guarantees of equal protection look hollow to poor, working-class Americans who are forced to turn to under-funded and overworked public defenders’ offices when they are in trouble with the law.