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China, constitutionalism and the judiciary

Can constitutional government exist in the absence of a free and independent judicial system? I ask this question in light of a recent article in the… 337 more words

Comparative Law

China's reform tally since November 2013 policy meeting | Reuters

China’s leadership unveiled a blueprint for some of the most comprehensive economic and social reforms in nearly 30 years in November 2013.

Implementation since then has been slow but steady. 1,109 more words

China Alert

Change the World!

Some sage advice from Marian Wright Edelman. And applicable to just about every edu-debate in which we engage …


Prison Art

Just because someone is in prison, their talents are not diminished.  In fact, there may be an element that increases their talents because they may not have as many distractions while they are incarcerated as on the outside. 217 more words

Prison And Reform

Benedict and the Development of Hong Kong

Last week, about Hong Kong, Chandran Nair urged readers to look at the big picture and acknowledge that solutions to the city’s problems lay far beyond the choice to become more democratic or less. 1,623 more words


Comptroller's report reveals staggering cost of housing inmates at Rikers Island

LOWER MANHATTAN (PIX11) — The numbers are truly shocking.

According to a report released by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, the cost of housing an inmate at Rikers Island has grown by 42% over the last seven years. 225 more words

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