Law, Order, and a Better Society

What makes us a better society? What elevates humankind above the animals in our social machinations? At what point does upholding the law get in the way of justice, and what is the social and moral cost of those laws? I am by no means an anarchist, and if truth be told I’m likely far more of a...

Jim Crow ‘Justice’, Contemporary Racism(s) and ‘Discovering’ a Travesty (UPDATE 09.14)

UPDATE 09.14: A state appellate court has thrown out the battery conviction of one of the Jena 6, 16 year old Mychal Bell. Bell had been charged as an adult and could have faced up to 15 years in prison. The DA still has the option to refile juvenile charges. More to come. So (white) people have finally...