by: Jillian Fisher[i] Free and fair elections are the cornerstone for Americaâ€™s democracy. In the last several election cycles there has been a…
By John Delurey My friend and I had somehow gone an entire day without paying a bribe. We were riding across Zanzibar, Tanzania on…
By Sarah Cowan
What exactly is cruel and unusual in contemporary American society? We know the ban on cruel and unusual punishment proscribes execution as punishment for certain types of people: minors, insane persons, and mentally retarded adults. What about a juvenile who is an accomplice to felony-murder, but did not participate in the killing? Should this individual be immune to a sentence of life without parole as well?
By Brandon Haubert
Expungement is the legal process by which a citizen can clear his or her record of a prior criminal conviction and start fresh. In Arkansas, when an individualâ€™s record is expunged, the â€śconduct shall be deemed as a matter of law never to have occurred, and the individual may state that no such conduct ever occurred, and that no such records exist.â€ť
By Chevera Blakemore
Non-profit organizations need all of the support they can receive, but, more importantly, our society needs non-profit organizations.
By Abraham Perez
Today critical race theory has spawned numerous subgroups, and there is no canonical set of doctrines or methodologies that all CRT authors subscribe to. There are two common goals that connect them – to understand how a regime of white supremacy and its subordination of people of color has been created and maintained in America and to examine the relationship between that social structure and professed ideals, and the desire not merely to understand the vexed bond between law and racial power but to change it.