Victim impact statements give survivors a voice in the criminal justice process. But research shows their wrenching personal testimonies may not bring closure and can add racial bias into sentencing.
A 6-3 conservative court will hear a broader range of controversial cases, shift interpretations of individual rights and put more pressure on local democracy to make policy decisions.
A law professor from the University of California, Hastings considers why a moratorium in California could be influential.
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
This vote should be about the morality of letting women suffer.