FROM Antionette Dozier
It's not just in Ferguson: traffic tickets and civil rights The courts are required by law to determine if people fail to pay for traffic tickets and other citations willingly…or because they can't afford it. A new lawsuit alleges that judges don't ask whether people who don't pay are flouting the law or just don't have the money.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.