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The Growing American Rule-of-Law Deficit

(Analysis) Throughout much of US history, rule of law has been enshrined as a beacon to many parts of the world. Whereas other countries suffered from preferential treatment of elites, often aristocratic, the US rightly criticized such practices. Continued criticism by the US Government of other countries for failing to practice rule of law now … Continue reading

Broken Justice System is a Blemish on American Democracy

(WNY) Among many disturbing US trends in recent decades, the incarceration rate is simply appalling. We jail more black youth than complete college, most often for offenses with no apparent victim – especially drugs. Beginning in the 1980s, we see a sharp rise in the US incarcerated population as the so-called “war on drugs” heats … Continue reading