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In Amanda Knox's new book, teen chick lit gives way to an insightful memoir from behind the prison walls.
Republican hawks think Tsarnaev should have been held as an enemy combatant. Their views are wrong and dangerous.
Colombia may be entering peace talks, but the changes are not benefitting everyone.
Why one man’s innocence is so hard to prove.
The gun in my pocket was a declaration that the city had broken the social contract.
As of 2010, more than 5.85 million American citizens were disenfranchised because of criminal convictions. This is troubling.
Pamela S. Karlan
Preventing Wrongful Convictions
The Decades-Long Fight Against Political Money.
From 2008 until 2011, Juárez was among the world’s most violent cities.
James Q. Wilson’s Legacy
Glenn C. Loury
Prisons may have reduced crime a little in the short run, but at the current scale the negative effects of incarceration are likely to outweigh the positive.
Ineffective trial lawyers, inconclusive evidence, inconsistent testimony, and impenetrable procedural thickets are not unique to capital cases.
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