Topic: Justice

Empathetic Police Prone to More Problems on the Beat

June 28, 2018
Police officers with a strict law-and-order ideology hold up better under public animosity than their more empathetic peers.

Police officers who endorse an empathetic approach to criminal justice do not perform as well when they sense they are underappreciated, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Freedmen’s Town Affirms the Culture of African Americans

March 6, 2018
Freedmen's Town

The idea of home and place are central to the politics of race in America.

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Attorney General’s New Federal Marijuana Policy is Not Smart

Jan. 24, 2018
DOJ

Sessions’ repeal of the Cole memo has no basis in fact. 

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What Martin Luther King Jr. Might Think About America Today

Jan. 17, 2018
MLK

The country needs champions of the poor.

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After 40 Years, Copyright Law Needs To Be Tweaked

Jan. 8, 2018
Copyright

Today, copyright law faces new challenges, particularly with the explosion of social media. 

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