Did Kirstjen Nielsen Commit Perjury?

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A new report from the Division of Homeland Security’s Business office of Inspector Typical (OIG) signifies that previous Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen may possibly have provided fake testimony to Congress about no matter whether the Trump Administration was having steps to lessen the processing of refugees at the U.S.-Mexico […]

How Criminal Law Lost Its Mind

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Image: Flickr Many U.S. criminal statutes betray the bedrock legal principle of mens rea. The result is a deeply unjust system that punishes the morally innocent. Every morning in the United States 2.2 million people wake up in our nation’s prisons and jails, making us the world leader in incarceration. […]

To Finish Impunity for ‘Deliberate Destruction’ of World, Global Attorneys Drafting Plan to Criminalize Ecocide

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An professional panel of leading worldwide and environmental lawyers have begun working this thirty day period on a legal definition of “ecocide” with the objective of generating mass ecological problems an enforceable worldwide criminal offense on par with war crimes, crimes versus humanity, and genocide.  “The time is correct to harness […]

The democratic essence of the common law

Let’s consider what makes common law distinctive. Law in general is about making and applying rules that coordinate social action. Civil law systems do this by collating the rules into a legal code, regularly updated. Common law systems, like our own, rely more on judges to shape the law. The […]

Five myths about prison justice

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The motion to stop law enforcement violence from Black communities has introduced heightened interest to prison justice difficulties amid a pandemic. The FBI lately introduced the 2019 “Crime in the United States” report, which appears to be at last year’s traits. The info is quickly cherry-picked to press wrong narratives […]