A Political and Literary Forum
We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.
The framers of the Constitution did not anticipate political parties.
Pamela S. Karlan
Who owns human tissues?
Osagie K. Obasogie
In the marriage and voting rights cases, the world outside powerfully affected the court.
The truth about America's broken criminal justice system is significantly more interesting than scriptwriters’ fiction.
The American ideal of local government is productive in many ways, but also costly.
Claude S. Fischer
Elizabeth Anderson visits Stanford's Center for Ethics in Society to discuss objections to slavery and their implications for our understanding of equality.
When two scientists discover a book looted by the Nazis, they seek out the rightful heir and in the process explore the reparations process of early postwar days.
Karin Andert, Niko Kohls
Juries hear only 4 percent of criminal trials in America. Their decline has fostered radical punitiveness, but reforms and novel institutions are breathing new life into the jury and civic participation more broadly.
Albert W. Dzur
The philosophy of personal responsibility has ruined criminal justice and economic policy. It's time to move past blame.
Barbara H. Fried
The Constitution assigns the job of carrying out its vision to all the branches of government, not just to the judiciary.
In Amanda Knox's new book, teen chick lit gives way to an insightful memoir from behind the prison walls.
Ríos Montt—and the United States—evade justice.
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Andrew L. Croxford
Mariana Mazzucato, Rainer Kattel, Josh Ryan-Collins
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