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The immediate outcome of the Supreme Court's 5-to-4 decision in Roper v.
Questions the Senate should address to any Supreme Court nominee.
My friend L., a magistrate in Britain, is appalled by American-style
sentencing, which has taken hold there recently.
Click here for info on how you can help Lynne Stewart.
Back on Friday, June 12, 2002, the Defense Department had a big problem: Its new policy on torture of captives in the "war on terror" was about to be exposed.
This Administration may not know how to rule the world, but it sure can run a ritual.
A forum on the juvenile death penalty.
Alberto Gonzales's nomination to succeed John Ashcroft as Attorney General put the Abu Ghraib torture scandal back on the front pages, since he was directly implicated, as White House counsel, in
Click here for info on how you can help oppose Gonzalez's nomination.
Pinochet's indictment marks a new era.