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The Murder of All Justice, By the State

Very busy for the next few days, but wanted to post this news item, along with a brief comment on the supreme derangement of all human judicial systems. 909 more words


Waiting to Be Summoned

Down at the Moakley Courthouse in South Boston, jury selection is underway for the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, aka the Boston Marathon bomber.  The process began on January 5 and is supposed to finish by the end of the month, at which point the actual trial will commence. 1,175 more words

The State of Corrections

Is the corrections system in the United States doing a good job? How should we rate the corrections system? And finally, what should we be doing to make the system work more efficiently? 1,090 more words

Judicial System

12 key moments that led to the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage case

1. “The appeal is dismissed for want of a substantial federal question.”

–Unsigned one-sentence ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court, October 10, 1972, Baker v. Nelson… 1,410 more words


The Immigrant Bias: Reflecting on Serial

If you live in the United States and do not live under a rock, you have likely heard of Serial. A spin-off of the well-regarded NPR podcast… 1,456 more words

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Jury Duty: The RSVP you Can't Ignore

An article in the Dec. 18, 2014, issue of the Wall Street Journal describes the growing trend of invitees failing to RSVP to invitations to formal events such as banquets, parties and weddings. 115 more words

Civics 102


Guns have one purpose. To kill.

Four years ago, Representative Gabby Gifford was shot in the head while preparing to give a talk in her hometown. 449 more words

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