The Bail Reform Backlash That Has Democrats at War

“It’s time to stop the fear and misinformation,” the ad says. “We deserve better, we deserve the truth.” Indeed, the opposition to the law has inspired its own fervent pushback, including aggressive online advocacy and the near-constant presence of grass roots activists in the Capitol. Groups like VOCAL-NY have bused …

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A Scholar of Democracy Gets a 2020 Lab for His Ideas

WASHINGTON — American democracy has been thoroughly eulogized in recent years, written of with grief and nostalgia in numerous best-selling books. Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman has also taken up the subject, but his has a more aspirational title: “The Great Democracy.” “I’m particularly excited to talk about this book because …

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