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The 'Threatening' 'Thug' Through History Race

The 'Threatening' 'Thug' Through History

By Kellie Carter Jackson

From Crispus Attucks to Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, perceptions of black men as “threatening” seem to be hardwired into the white American psyche.

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A Child Who Kills Is Still A Child Law

A Child Who Kills Is Still A Child

By Simon Waxman

The requirement that minors accused of first-degree murder be tried as adults is an affront to reason and a challenge to the separation of juvenile and adult justice.

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If I Sentenced Manning Law

If I Sentenced Manning

By Nancy Gertner

The 35-year prison sentence for Manning strikes Nancy Gertner as “disproportionate.”

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