Judicial Bias

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Justice Anthony Kennedy hit the nail on the head with a ten-pound gavel on Thursday of last week. Writing for the majority opinion in Williams v. Pennsylvania, Kennedy said that “Bias is easy to attribute to others and difficult to discern in oneself.” Perhaps this is why it […]

Kansas Governor Brownback Rethinks Juvenile Offenders

Kansas Governor Brownback Rethinks Juvenile Offenders

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The highly punitive nature of our criminal justice system poses concrete policy challenges in the form of prison overcrowding and underfunding. The lack of space and resources to accommodate the ever-growing inmate population also sheds light on a slew of ethical considerations. Most concerning, perhaps, is evidence suggesting […]

Chicago: The ‘False Confession Capital’

Chicago: The ‘False Confession Capital’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit  The US’s third largest city has consistently been in the news lately for some of the worst violence the country has seen in recent decades. In an investigation led by CNN, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD), homicide levels have skyrocketed in the last five years, and […]