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Gulf oil spill trial to be delayed

By Andrew Cohen

"The judge made the decision because he heard enough optimism from the lawyers involved in settlement talks to suggest that he'd be better off waiting on the trial<' said CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen. "Judges have that discretion always and federal judges in particular often try ...

High court: Warrant needed for GPS tracking

By Andrew Cohen

CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen said today's decision was a victory for civil libertarians and a defeat for law enforcement officials who had argued that putting a GPS device on a car wasn't exactly a search under the Fourth Amendment. "Perhaps the biggest surprise is that the ...

Army officer recommends court-martial for Manning

By Andrew Cohen

The 24-year-old Manning is a native of Crescent, Okla. CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen reports that there was never much doubt but that the presiding officer would recommend a court-martial. because that's what those military hearings typically do when only prosecutors are presenting ...

Atlantic columnist, ’60 minutes’ analyst: IG report proves Eric Holder must resign over Fast and Fur...

Scott Applewhite) Andrew Cohen, a contributing editor at The Atlantic and legal analyst for CBS News’ “60 Minutes,” believes Attorney General Eric Holder must resign following this week’s scathing report by the Justice Department’s inspector general, which sharply criticized the ...

Supreme Court won't allow challenge to surveillance law

CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen says in this case the plaintiffs were Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. "This is a victory for the government," Cohen says. "It's a defeat for civil libertarians and others who tried to challenge these new surveillance rules. " The ...

An Experiment in Atlanta May Transform Care of Mentally Ill Prisoners

By Andrew Cohen

An Experiment in Atlanta May Transform Care of Mentally Ill Prisoners - Andrew Cohen - The Atlantic Faced with allegations of systemic abuse and neglect, federal prison officials move—quietly and, so far, effectively—to improve the level of care and treatment those inmates receive. With ...

Missouri inmate executed 24 minutes before Supreme Court rejected his appeal

In an article in The Atlantic, Andrew Cohen reports that Herbert Smulls — a black man convicted by an all-white jury — was on the phone discussing the status of his pending federal appeal when he was taken to be executed. Cohen constructs a time-line of the events surrounding ...

Is This Any Way to Remember MLK?

By Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen is a contributing editor at The Atlantic, the legal analyst for 60 Minutes and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice...

The Biggest Law Stories of 2013

By Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen is a contributing editor at The Atlantic, the legal analyst for 60 Minutes legal analyst and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice...

40 Years Later, the Cruelty of Papillon is a Reality in U.S. Prisons

By Andrew Cohen

40 Years Later, the Cruelty of Papillon is a Reality in U.S. Prisons - Andrew Cohen - The Atlantic 40 Years Later, the Cruelty of Papillon is a Reality in U.S. Prisons Two generations after the famous film about solitary confinement first appeared, it's still relevant to the deplorable ...

Government Watchdog: We Have a Growing Federal Prison 'Crisis'

By Andrew Cohen

Government Watchdog: We Have a Growing Federal Prison 'Crisis' - Andrew Cohen - The Atlantic Government Watchdog: We Have a Growing Federal Prison 'Crisis' - Andrew Cohen - The Atlantic The Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General published Friday its annual report titled "Top ...

Should We Focus On Bigger Issues Facing Native Americans Than The 'Redskins' Name?

The latest to espouse that position is The Atlantic‘s Andrew Cohen, who makes many fine points in his hypothetical letter from Washington owner Daniel Snyder to people who oppose the name. After highlighting the lack of Native Americans on the federal judiciary bench and the harmful ...

Federal Prison Sat By While Mentally Ill Inmate Ate His Own Feces

But according to reporting by the Atlantic’s Andrew Cohen, prison officials did little other than put sandbags around Francisco’s cell to reduce the scent of excrement. Only this week, facing an emergency motion for relief, did the government agree to transfer him to a mental health ...

Federal prison accused of piling sandbags around feces-eating inmate instead of treating him

The Atlantic‘s Andrew Cohen reported that Justice Department lawyers showed up in District Court in Colorado on Wednesday but offered little defense against an emergency motion claiming that Jonathan Francisco had been mistreated at the ADX-Florence “Supermax” prison. The motion noted ...

What the Supreme Court is saying on its summer vacation

And there was an insightful article from Andrew Cohen at The Atlantic about audio he obtained, with the Court’s permission, of Anthony Kennedy’s appearance at the Chautauqua Institution in July. Here’s a quick look at what the Justices have been saying. Justice Ginsburg has given three ...

Missing the point on Fast and Furious

The first comes to us courtesy of Andrew Cohen at The Atlantic. An early indicator to look for is the often repeated array of adjectives which these critics of the critics of the program use when describing it. Cohen goes with “failed gun-running sting.” He later ups the ante ...

Divining the Supreme Court Health Care Arguments

The unanswered question in this case is whether the special economics of the health care market justifies the mandate here.” Andrew Cohen, a contributing editor at The Atlantic, also thought Mr. Kennedy could go either way, and suggested that reports of the mandate’s death might be ...

Tenth Anniversary of Executive Memo on al Qaeda Detainees

An absorbing article by Andrew Cohen on the Atlantic’s website has reminded me that today marks a very special 10th anniversary. Ten years ago policies were established that led to Abu Ghraib, the secret C.I.A. prisons, the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and torture; that led, in other ...

50 Years Ago in a Church In Alabama

As Andrew Cohen writes in the Atlantic, The bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church was the most terrible act of one of the most terribly divisive periods in American history, and it's not too much of a leap to suggest that all that came after it -- including the Civil Rights Act of ...

Mississippi high court halts woman's execution, orders a new trial

The prosecution has received national criticism, with legal analyst Andrew Cohen writing in the Atlantic that the case contained an "unholy trinity" of constitutional problems: "Her lawyers acted incompetently at trial, making one mistake after another. Exculpatory evidence that likely ...

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