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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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Connecting the Dots: The Entire Criminal Justice System Is in Need of an Overhaul

United States / New York : Huffington Post: New York Blog (yesterday)

The recent in media coverage of the abuses of law enforcement and corrections department staff elicit a range of emotions, particularly among those of us working in the criminal justice system who hear about and witness these incide... 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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