Jacob Sullum

A so-called “trial penalty” helps explain why, contrary to the impression left by movies and TV shows, criminal cases almost never go to trial, Jacob Sullum writes.
Her position in Kelo v. New London was partly vindicated when some states enacted laws aimed at discouraging eminent domain abuse, Jacob Sullum writes.
The shift from smoking to vaping is indisputably an improvement in terms of health risks, so making e-cigarettes less attractive to current and former smokers is detrimental.
The two parties sometimes differ on the details, but they are united in believing that political imperatives trump constitutional guarantees.
The U.S. Supreme Court should take the case of a Black Lives Matter leader in Louisiana who is being sued by a police officer who was injured in protests led by BLM.
DeSantis, Abbott and like-minded politicians assert that social media companies are pursuing a left-wing agenda while simultaneously denying that the First Amendment protects their right to do so.
Oregonians are understandably troubled by the nuisance of public drug use since the state decriminalized low-level possession of illegal drugs. But reversing Measure 110 is not the answer.
While a few of the indictments against Donald Trump face formidable obstacles, the story behind the documents case is relatively straightforward: Trump took a bunch of stuff that did not belong to him and refused to return it.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s stunt was widely condemned even by some leading supporters of gun control, including Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and activist David Hogg