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Why Do Progressives Love Criminals?

A symposium with Theodore Dalrymple et al. Excerpt: Dalrymple: That leftists regard the criminal justice system as criminal and therefore regard criminals as “primitive rebels” against an unjust system is, I suppose, right, though few of them would openly admit...
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Answers from Red States for Our Broken Criminal Justice System

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (5 days ago)

Left, right or center, few dispute that our criminal justice system is broken. But two new and thrilling victories this month are giving real hope to activists who want more effective and humane crimes policies. In a largely "red" s... Read Post

How it’s supposed to work

Politics : Lawyers, Guns & Money (3 years ago)

The perfectionist strain in American culture tends to rebel against the idea that in a well-functioning criminal justice system lots of probably-guilty people should not be convicted. Read Post

Making Criminals Pay, Literally

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

Alex Tabarrok considers criminal justice fees unjust: It’s difficult to argue against criminal justice fees for those who can pay, but for those who cannot– and most criminal defendants are poor–such fees can be a personal and publi... Read Post


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