By: Jaidyn Rumpca The United States carceral system is a place that many regard as out of sight and out of mind. In reality, people of all backgrounds are affected by the injustices of our so-called justice system. Racial minorities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people from low-income communities, people with disabilities, and individuals at … Continue reading Cognitive Disability in the Criminal Justice System
By: Russell Facente When the British Crown failed to consider the unique needs of the American Colonies, the Founding Fathers engaged in a bloody revolution and started a new country. King George III—considered a tyrant by the Founders—successfully insulated himself from the voices of the Colonies, primarily by a giant moat known as the Atlantic … Continue reading Return of the King: Do private property rights restore a government of kings in castles?
By: Princeton Wilson The beginning of the disparity The sentencing disparity between ‘crack’ and powder cocaine offenses has a disproportionate impact on African American communities and should be eliminated. The disparity stems from the 1970s when American drug markets had a surplus of powder cocaine. The surplus led to reduced profit for drug suppliers. To … Continue reading 100:1 to 18:1: Why Congress Needs to Pass the EQUAL Act
By Priyal Thakkar In 2021 alone, nearly 600 anti-abortion laws have been introduced in forty-seven states so far. Among the restrictive laws passed this year are gestational bans, method bans, parental involvement laws, reason bans, trigger bans, and TRAP laws. Gestational bans ban abortions after a certain point in pregnancy—such as at six weeks like … Continue reading The Current Landscape of Abortion Laws
By: Sharon Foster Critical race theory has become a political flashpoint as minorities fight against systemic discrimination. Critical race theory critiques misunderstand it to "admonish all white people for being oppressors while classifying all Black people as hopelessly oppressed victims." As a result, "school boards and state legislatures from Tennessee to Idaho" are moving to … Continue reading Banning Bias or Shielding Racism?