Stories by Nicole Flatow

Nicole Flatow is the Deputy Editor of ThinkProgress Justice. Previously, she was Associate Director of Communications for the American Constitution Society. Nicole has also worked for several legal and general circulation newspapers, including The Daily Record and The New York Law Journal, and was a legal fellow at Bread for the City, where she represented low-income D.C. residents in housing and public benefits matters. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University, where she was editor in chief of her campus newspaper. subscribe to Nicole Flatow's feed

Posted on: Mar 2, 2014, Source: Think Progress

The 72-year-old had been walking around the rural neighborhood in north Georgia.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

The state already has permissive gun laws that allow concealed carry in parks and public transportation. And the new bill seems to expand concealed carry to every conceivable place.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Melinda Haag says she'll ignore DOJ directive to back off medical marijuana dispensaries.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Despite Eric Holder's pledge to curb mandatory minimums, it will take an act of Congress and more state reforms to end the system that has filled our jails with people like these.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Police are seizing property in the name of drug enforcement without ever having arrested or charged their owners with a crime.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2013, Source: Think Progress

The reality of being black in America.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Stand Your Ground laws exonerate defendants who kill without hesitation from any criminal liability at all.

Posted on: May 29, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Colorado took a huge leap toward implementing legalization this Tuesday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed regulations into law.

Posted on: May 6, 2013, Source: Think Progress

There's a massive new federal crackdown on legal marijuana sales.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Wonder why so many laws to drug test people who receive public benefits are cropping up?

Posted on: Mar 15, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Two unarmed individuals were left dead.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2013, Source: Think Progress

The DEA and NIDA act as a "tag team" to censor science on pot.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2012, Source: Think Progress

Boehner, McConnell, not ready to back popular, practical plan.