Articles by Alfred S. Regnery

Another Flawed Attempt at Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal justice reform is returning to political prominence, thanks to Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, one of its most ardent advocates. Ordinarily, that might be good news. But once again, the legislation at issue is so badly flawed that passage would cost taxpayers billions, yield little in the way of public safety or relief for […]

House Freedom Caucus: Don’t Trivialize Impeachment

House Freedom Caucus members have prepared articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The reasoning behind this absurd tactic? They don’t like the way he is doing his job. Impeachment was one of the most hotly debated topics at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, and its inclusion in the Constitution was carefully crafted […]

Will Jared Soften Trump on Crime?

Singapore and China don’t have a drug problem, President Trump likes to tell people. “They have the death penalty.” White House insiders say that Trump wishes the U.S. had a law that authorized executing all drug dealers, although he admits it would be impossible to pass such a law. But he consistently takes a hard […]

Trump: Ending the War on Cops

As the ambush of two police officers in Miami last week reminds us, the war on police, fomented to some extent by former President Obama and his cronies, is not over. But in the two months since President Trump took office, things are much more positive in the law enforcement community. Trump, who was unapologetically […]