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DOJ Reopens Fight With Apple Over iPhone Access

The Justice Department wants access to the iPhone 5s belonging to a methamphetamine dealer.


‘The Field of Battle Is the Courts of Justice’

Guatamala's left says the country's ongoing war crimes trials are an overdue reckoning. The country's military says they're a "legal lynching."


Radovan Karadzic and the (Very) Long Arc of Justice

It has been more than two decades since the “Butcher of Bosnia” committed his crimes. Why was he convicted only now?

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SecDef to Silicon Valley: Can’t We Just be Friends?

Ash Carter preaches cooperation but has no solution on how to solve the government’s encryption fight with Apple.


You Know Who Isn’t Sad About Scalia?

Justice Antonin Scalia was a towering figure of conservative constitutionalism. But foreign jurists aren’t likely crying right now.


Microsoft vs. the Feds, Cloud Computing Edition

U.S. judges will decide if Microsoft has to turn over data stored outside American borders. A multibillion-dollar industry hangs in the balance.


Making a Murderer in Uganda

Kidnapped by rebels when he was 9, Dominic Ongwen grew up to command fighters who slaughtered, raped, and pillaged. Is he guilty of heinous crimes — or was he a hostage the whole time?


How to Get Away With Manslaughter, Bollywood-Style

Why did India's underclass stand by superstar Salman Khan, even after he ran over five people sleeping outside a bakery?

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