By: Ben Smart America has a well documented problem of racial disparity in criminal justice. The criminal justice system has racist roots. The discretion of judges, prosecutors, and even jurors, is racist (whether intentional or not). This makes perfect sense. Humans are flawed beings, incapable of objectivity. I doubt most people in America today are … Continue reading Discretion cannot be replaced. It must be improved.
By: Travis Henderson Lady Justice stands blindfolded, paying homage to the equality of the law. Our pledge of allegiance culminates in “liberty and justice for all.” While many believe these ideals are fundamental in our society, to others, they ring as hollow examples of an unjust system. Our nation has had a long history of … Continue reading The U.S. Border and the Open Use of Racial Profiling