When the Mera Justice League comes for your guns

When the American Conservative published an article last month suggesting that the Meras Justice League is planning to target the Second Amendment, it was greeted with immediate backlash on social media.The article, written by Matt Lauer of NBC News, claimed that the League was behind the attempted assassination of...

Why young justice isn’t on the cover of National Geographic

As the nation prepares to celebrate its centennial, it is time to rethink the role of the young in our criminal justice system.This is a key question for the Justice Department and the rest of the federal government.In his new book, The New Face of Justice: The Role of...

Why the Supreme Court of the United States is a joke

The Supreme Court is a fucking joke.The last time we saw anything resembling it was the first case in the Obergefell v.Hodges case, in which the Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act.And yet, the Supreme is an institution that we, as Americans, are all...

How do you win a game of football?

It’s a question you’ve asked yourself in the days following the news that the Kangaroos were to face the All Blacks in a Rugby League Grand Final, and the answer is simple: win by a goal.The All Blacks’ game is a little more complicated.The Kangaroas will have a new...

Why you should care about the blind justice system

When the case of Vanessa Patey began to unfold, it was widely reported that a blind man was being tried for murder and that his wife was not allowed to attend the trial.A jury had been deliberating for about 10 hours on Wednesday night and the judge had said...

When it comes to protecting monuments, Texas wants to take on Confederate statues

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How to make an outfit to support Jerusalem’s Mitzpeh

A little while ago, I saw a couple of people in a store wearing a head scarf, a hijab, and a turban.One of them, a young Palestinian girl, was walking the sidewalk.It was her second time shopping in Jerusalem.She was very much excited about her trip, but she also...

A look at the trials and sentences handed down in New York’s largest city

By the time Robert Kennedy was acquitted in the JFK assassination, he had already been convicted of numerous other crimes and served prison time.The city’s Supreme Court had convicted him of fraud, extortion, racketeering, and murder in 1962, and the city had also convicted him for a violent crime...