Catholic cardinal, others arrested under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG — A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security, in an action widely condemned as a further sign of Beijing’s erosion of rights in the city. The arrests further expand a … Read more

Can Prosecutors Refuse to Enforce the Law?

Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg Jr. has a policy that unless the defendant committed other crimes too, his office “will not prosecute” marijuana misdemeanors, subway turnstile jumping, some trespassing, driving without a license and resisting arrest for any offense subject to the non-prosecution policy. Other self-styled progressive prosecutors across the country … Read more