1. It is morally reprehensible to take a life, and it is especially reprehensible for the state to do so.
Among the obscenities accumulating in the political atmosphere, the most
disgusting may be Trent Lott.
It seemed like a straightforward invitation. Dinner at an upscale uptown
restaurant, sponsored by a drug company, where the topic was to be
When I was in college, I joined a court-watching project in Roxbury,
Massachusetts. We observed criminal trials, then interviewed judges,
lawyers and witnesses.
When plants in Nebraska carrying swine diarrhea drugs mingled with food for humans, all hell broke loose.
Their support of Democrats declined in 2002, helping to sink the party's fortunes.
Last year marked the "twentieth anniversary" of AIDS, a grim occasion, to say the least, that put major US newspapers in an unenviable predicament.
Annals of Higher Education: If recent events at Stanford and Harvard are
any indication, the past decade's earnest debates over "political
correctness" are over, replaced by roughshod policing
The war between religious fanaticism and secular modernity is fought
over women's bodies.
The late John Rawls was, by all accounts, a remarkably modest and
generous person, much beloved by his friends and students, and
profoundly uninterested in the kinds of fame and celebrity perks