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My friend L., a magistrate in Britain, is appalled by American-style
sentencing, which has taken hold there recently.
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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
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Pinochet's indictment marks a new era.
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The war-ravaged, opium-dependent country lives in fear of a new drug war.