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Erica X Eisen

Failures in prosecuting the businessmen who profited from the Nazi war machine show just how far postwar Europe and America were willing to go in the Cold War quest to protect capitalism.

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Sonali Chakravarti

As a space for democratic deliberation and decision-making, the jury box still has the potential to shift the criminal legal system. But, first, we must change who is able to serve on a jury.

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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd Nadia Marzouki

A proposed French bill says so. But, strictly speaking, there can be no such thing as blasphemy within the terms of secular public order.

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Alex de Waal

A civil war in the northern region of Tigray broke out in November. Denial within the international community has prevented much-needed humanitarian aid.

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Joseph Margulies

Forgiveness is a public good, but it is doled out unevenly. Justice demands we widen its reach beyond the select few.

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Amy Kapczynski David Singh Grewal Jedediah Britton-Purdy

If we are to emerge from this era of crisis, we need legal thinking that operates on fundamentally different presumptions.

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Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

A recent report neglects to mention how France forced Arab Jews to adopt the European persona of Jew as citizen and see Arabs and Muslims as others.

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Judith Levine

The Netflix series Dead to Me suggests that we might get closer to justice by forgiving each other and ourselves for the sometimes literally fatal flaw of being human.

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Colleen Murphy

We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.

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Mike Konczal

Labor activists once understood time to be a checking mechanism on market activity. In our own era of uncontrolled working hours, this is a vision of freedom worth recapturing.

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Professor of Law and Government at Cornell University. Margulies was Counsel of Record in Rasul v. Bush (2004), involving detentions at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Station.