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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... overburdened criminal justice system. In contrast, the Michael Thomson murder mobilized an immediate, full-blown investigation. In late 2007, robbers attacked Thomson when he ran out of his house to defend his family against a home invasion. The father of three fought off one of the robbers and pulled...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Christopher Shay Harsh punishment, militarized policing, and extrajudicial killings do not make societies safer, writes Christopher Shay . Yet, even in countries where criminal justice remains elusive, grass-roots organizers, especially in concert with politicians and researchers, can hold...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... justice system to an adversarial one. The new penal system was designed to make criminal investigations more efficient and broaden the right to a defense, putting in place policies such as an explicit recognition of the presumption of innocence and greater restrictions on imprisonment. But when...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 57–64.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... The payoff is a more efficient, trustworthy, and just system of criminal justice, but part of this commitment has also been the ready embrace of plea bargaining. From January 2005 to July 2007, shortly after plea bargaining was introduced in Colombia, there were upwards of 35,000 defendants sentenced after...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 War on Drugs Philippines Rodrigo Duterte criminal justice BRITT VOGEL When the current president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, was mayor of Davao City, he allegedly founded and funded a vigilante group that executed at least 1,000 people...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... established to govern. Above all, the justice system, including criminal and civil justice, is of such central importance since, unlike the legislative or executive branches, it is the unit of government most likely to directly impact the lives of citizens. From the remote village courts to the highest...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2016
... explains how India’s underfunded judicial system produces so many undertrials and why they can end up in jail for years. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 India criminal justice prison SIMPLY CVR Abandoned corridors of the Madras Central Prison pictured in 2009. SIMPLY CVR...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the state’s view of a person’s dignity, belonging, and standing in society. Tyler’s account of procedural justice captured something about criminality and policing that rational-choice theory elided. To be sure, the available evidence suggests that the likelihood of being caught makes some difference...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... This is true for most areas of social life, but it’s most obvious in the area of criminal justice. In England and Wales, there are far fewer people incarcerated than in the U.S., but Black people are even more overrepresented in the prison population. In 2013–14, Black individuals made up 12.6 percent...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2001
... King­ Its provisions were incorporated into Brit­ dom (representing the interests of Spain); ish domestic (municipal) law as part of the and inter alia, consideration of provisions of Criminal Justice Act 1988 and were there­ the Nuremburg Charter, the Torture Con­ by seen as germane to the knotty...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to the same abuses without recourse or appeal. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Egypt authoritarianism criminal justice RAMY RAOOF The Egyptian Parliament is considering a bill to require residents to submit their names, ID numbers, and email addresses to a federal authority...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
...? Singapore is hardly known for transparency—the government all but runs the press, and the country is notoriously guarded about its justice system. The simple answer is that I met someone who knew someone at a criminal justice conference. And being a professor at John Jay certainly helps open doors...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 93–104.
Published: 01 September 2016
... created space for reforms—of law enforcement, criminal justice, and local governance. Pakistan’s government needs to seize this moment and address its civil failures or else the cycle of crime and crackdown will continue long into the future. The key to police reform is, unsurprisingly, political...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 15–22.
Published: 01 September 2004
... numbers of young Muslim men are being doctrination under the radar of the Western swept up into the criminal justice system. prison authorities, but there can be no It is clear that many Muslims who are doubt that the process will acquire greater currently incarcerated in European prisons...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 38–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... governments to acknowledge racism in their criminal justice systems. Today, the movements are coalescing across borders and recognizing the similarities of their campaigns. The fight for racial justice in Latin America precedes Black Lives Matter in the U.S., but the movements are acting increasingly...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 16–22.
Published: 01 June 2017
... sentence for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and acts of torture committed in Chad from 1982 to 1990, the trial chamber delivered the most important milestone in international criminal justice in years. It was a victory for universal jurisdiction, the principle by which a state can prosecute a person...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 27–33.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of the cases it has referred to the have surfaced over the last 15 years, expos­ Court of Appeal for review have resulted in ing the British criminal justice system to convictions being overturned. justifiable criticism. Public campaigns to re­ view convictions have focused on the cases The Price...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... democracies have a very poor record this chance to compare criminal justice sys­ of handling ethnic and religious conflict. tems, here and there. There is, regrettably, Elections require that politicians compete nobody of Moynihan’s stature now serving for votes. In societies without strong tradi­...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... challenging to reach them with empowering health education. ACTION STEPS Criminal justice and legal systems need to act in coordination with ministries of health to prevent the spread of HIV and allow persons with HIV to live in dignity. If the Egyptian health ministry gives antiretrovirals...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 June 2017
... race criminal justice policing Germany STRASSENSTRICHE.NET A dead pig wearing a yellow T-shirt and dark trousers was burning in a custom-built shed. Outside, as the light gradually dimmed over the Irish city of Waterford, five of us peeled clementines and watched thin ribbons...
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