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America's Criminal Injustice System
I'm just a tiny cog in America's vast Criminal Injustice System. My defendants may be guilty -- but seldom of what they are charged with. They are rarely convicted of what they actually did and are never sentenced fairly.
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The Real Roots of Prison Recidivism
Teacher, Author, "I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine...
There's not much forgiveness in American culture. It seems that ex-offenders can't suffer enough or repent enough for our Puritan tastes. Criminal justice experts have been searching for the "holy grail of rehabilitation" for years, and nothing has worked.
U.S. Laws Defy Basic Rules Of Justice: Report
Poll: Views On Justice System's Fairness Increasingly Divided By Race
The Answer Is to Fix the Justice System
Rebecca Love Kourlis
Executive Director, IAALS - Institute for the Advancement of t...
While mediation and arbitration certainly have their place, we cannot and should not abandon the system itself. What we need is a justice system that is more accessible, efficient, and accountable.
In Our Courts 'Justice' Is Bought
Lawyer at Contracts, Law & More
Due to the nature of our adversarial justice system, it's more often than not going to be the party with the high-priced attorney who wins in court rather than the party with the more meritorious case.
America's Justice System Has Failed Us All
Author and Historian
The unfairness, hypocrisy, and barbarism of the American criminal justice system is increasingly the subject of serious comment. Indeed, almost everything about the American system is wrong.
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Strauss-Kahn and the Hostages
Thomas A. Bass
Journalist, author, professor
Re-Discovering An American Hero
Creative Director Eco-Age and Founder of The Green Carpet Chal...
What is it about Mumia Abu-Jamal's case that makes the State so afraid to live up to the legacy of justice and equality that I have come to so admire about this country?
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