Right to Fair Trial Threatened by Government Secrecy

One element of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) mission is “to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.”  The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “fair” as “marked by impartiality and honesty.”  Parallel construction is a practice in federal government…

Mistreatment in Nursing Homes through Antipsychotics

All over the United States, nursing homes are trying to control seniors by putting them on antipsychotic drugs without any authorization.  This practice, unsurprisingly, makes the nurses’ job more convenient because the seniors’ become lethargic or suffer more severe physical…

Death in Detention

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests increased by approximately 40% from 2016, 26% of which were not criminal. The startling increase of deaths in custody is particularly worrying.  Of the eighteen deaths in ICE’s custody from 2012-2015, sixteen were…