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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 (2016) 33 (2): 82–89.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Ruth Michaelson Since Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took power in 2013, the list of Egyptians forcibly disappeared, unjustly detained, or held in pre-trial detention has grown. Journalist Ruth Michaelson explores Egypt’s pliant justice system and the geopolitics that enable the state to lock away...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of autocracies or oligarchies hold sway, there is another parallel system of justice that mirrors the malevolent nature of the nations’ governments and leaders. So, effectively, justice—or in its most concrete and immediate iteration, a country’s judicial system—can serve as a useful prism to evaluate the level...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 57–64.
Published: 01 September 2013
... diversion of this desire for democratic participation from the street to the courtroom. Jury duty connects citizens to the process of justice. Connection and participation give citizens a stake in their democracy, and this is true of nothing so much as a compulsory jury system. In a country where people...
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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 (2017) 34 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2017
... justice system. His personal vengeance becomes official government policy. This kind of thinking—that of a dictator or tyrant—will promote injustice and abuse of power. When he screams, “Off with their heads!” for every personal slight, he is the Red Queen in this Philippine version of Alice...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 June 2017
... not be as startling as those in the U.S., but Jalloh’s horrific end as well as other deaths in custody make clear the need for Germans to acknowledge and oppose the patterns of systemic racism within their justice system. With the inspiring work of activists, Jalloh may yet serve as a pivotal figure...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 79–86.
Published: 01 December 2013
... opposition leaders earlier this year. And its justice system has prosecuted outspoken artists and others critical of the post-uprising transitional government. Now, with rising instability in the form of Al Qaeda cells skirmishing with the military, political stalemate, street violence, and still massive...
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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 (2016) 33 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... for the criminal justice system and law reform, warned that three-quarters of young Black men in the country would soon be in the police DNA database. On the issue that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S.—deaths at the hands of the police—there is a similar pattern of overrepresentation...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2012
... resisting additional cases. Ouattara has publicly affirmed his commitment to the ICC process, writing two letters to Ocampo accepting the court’s jurisdiction over some post-election violence. But government officials have increasingly argued that the national justice system has been reformed...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 17–22.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to be done if individual countries want to get back on track. To grow at 5 percent or more per year, issues such as the quality of education or the efficiency of the justice system must be addressed. On their to-do list for the region, development experts also name labor market regulation, financial market...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 97–99.
Published: 01 June 2000
... cal stability remains an illusion. In Mexico, though the electoral process is more democratic than it has been for three- quarters of a century, the Mexican state has nonetheless become a narco-democracy, with corruption widespread throughout the justice system. Despite the horrors...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
... this influx. I was keen to get a look at these progressive movements in a country whose justice system is better known for banning chewing gum, caning vandals, and executing drug traffickers. On the morning of my first meeting with Singaporean prison authorities, a question nags me: How did I get here...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 39–46.
Published: 01 December 2016
... bodies. It is a term that recognizes the sexual politics of homicide. At the march, women called out in unison for members of public institutions, like the justice system, to be required to attend workshops on gender violence. They proposed mechanisms to combat sexism, and they demanded equal...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... its most famous prisoner, the fallen oligarch fell victim to a case of selective justice, compounded by judicial absurdities. His case might be the most famous, but it is far from the only one. Medvedev, a former lawyer, has vowed to reform Russia's justice system, but whatever efforts he has made...
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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 (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 (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 (2013) 30 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to development zoning and food safety. In Singapore, perceived lack of transparency over population policy brought thousands out in an unprecedented protest in early 2013. Similarly, a desire for openness in the treatment of military personnel and the military justice system prompted approximately 250,000...
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