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We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.
Federal border policy is now effectively dictated by alarmist border-area sheriffs and politicians.
The median lifespan of a national constitution is roughly the life expectancy of a Great Dane. Why has the U.S. Constitution endured?
Pamela S. Karlan
Neoliberalism and the war on drugs combine to ravage Juárez, Mexico, where traffickers, boosted by the economic effects of NAFTA, compete with security officials for control of the narcotics trade.
A response to Colin Dayan's "Dead Dogs."
How programs like Google Docs rob users of their freedom.
Richard M. Stallman
Why we must prosecute the Bush administration officials who sanctioned torture.
Vivian Gornick reviews Michael J. Sandel's Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do?
Today’s pit bull bans tell us more about ourselves than about the breed. The drive to label, condemn, and exterminate has become a moral enterprise.
How government helps financial giants get richer
Albie Sachs’s The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law.
We must focus on the laws that continue to put so many noncitizens— including legal residents —into detention and deportation proceedings.
“Recognizing sharia” in England.
John R. Bowen
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