Bail Reform? Tennessee Stays With Tried and True

Bail Reform? Tennessee Stays With Tried and True

In the late 2010s, bail reform movements built considerable momentum, mostly in the northeast and west coast. Then, one state’s misadventures put the brakes on this movement, at least for now. In 2019, with much fanfare, New York eliminated its cash bail system. Many...
Can Police Arrest Me for Making a Threat?

Can Police Arrest Me for Making a Threat?

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, stress and anxiety over COVID-19 is worse than ever. Many times, this stress prompts us to say inappropriate things. In normal times, these verbal slips are embarrassing, but that’s about it. However, these are not normal...
What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

From candles in windows to brightly lit office towers, festive lights are a staple of most holiday celebrations. But in the words of the immortal Junior Brown, there are some party lights that no one wants to see. Now that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic seems...