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We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.
Ríos Montt—and the United States—evade justice.
Justice Scalia betrayed originalist interpretation when he defended an individual right to own guns.
Pamela S. Karlan
Republican hawks think Tsarnaev should have been held as an enemy combatant. Their views are wrong and dangerous.
Prosecutors have established "Conviction Integrity Units" to correct wrongful convictions that they themselves pursued.
Today, the vast majority of felony defendants depend on appointed counsel to represent them, and the quality of representation varies wildly.
Why one man’s innocence is so hard to prove.
Colombia may be entering peace talks, but the changes are not benefitting everyone.
The gun in my pocket was a declaration that the city had broken the social contract.
Did It Save Internet Freedom?
As of 2010, more than 5.85 million American citizens were disenfranchised because of criminal convictions. This is troubling.
When the justices belittle the political branches, they hamper the government’s ability to solve our most pressing problems.
When Obama was sworn into office, there were 55 vacancies on the federal bench. There are now more than 75.
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