The Weight of Morality: Analyzing the Death Penalty Debate

Convicted killer Clayton Lockett’s death sentence was carried out earlier this week and, due to a ruptured vein, it took more than thirty minutes before he expired. While left-leaning publications aim to titillate and disgust readers with gory depictions of Lockett clenching his teeth in pain and right-leaning publications posit that he who makes others suffer should suffer himself, we once […]

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Law and Justice Are Not Interchangeable Terms: The Wake that Follows the George Zimmerman Verdict

Pray tell, one more time, for the record – what about Trayvon Martin drew George Zimmerman’s attention to him? It certainly wasn’t that he was doing anything particularly wrong. He was merely meandering – albeit not completely unidirectionally (he was 17, after all – not yet at that age where a venture out into the night without a car means […]

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