Superhero Stories Aren't Myths. They're Anti-Myths.
Unlike myths, superhero sagas suggest that justice is actually attainable.
The Moral Hazards of a Census Citizenship Question
A political philosopher investigates the question of how a citizenship question on the 2020 census could create bias in public policy that would lead to injustice.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Activist Attorney Working to Promote Justice for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Real-Life Stories of Race and Policing
The president's recent Task Force on 21st Century Policing had one big omission: historical context. If we are going to reform police behavior, that means recognizing the underpinnings of African-American discrimination in the United States and using it as a launching point for a broader dialogue.
How Recent Immigration Complicates Our Racial Justice Policies
As greater numbers of non-white immigrants enter the country, our racial justice policies are leaving behind longstanding racial minority populations.
Ex-Guatemalan Commando Guilty of Concealing Role in Massacre
Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes, who obtained U.S. and Canadian citizenship, is the highest-ranking soldier convicted on charges related to the slaughter of 250 villagers during the country’s civil war.
In Trial of Massacre Suspect, a Rare Chance for Guatemalan Justice
A survivor of the 1982 Dos Erres massacre and former Guatemalan commandos who carried it out will testify against a former army lieutenant, a U.S. citizen who prosecutors say lied about his involvement.
The Death Penalty Is Experiencing Technical Difficulties
How legal wrangling over the chemicals used in lethal injection could shut down capital punishment.
Parallel Justice for Victims of Crimes: A Book Review
Susan Herman, author of "Parallel Justice for Victims of Crimes," wonders what if society did not see its help for victims as mere compassion or charity, but a core societal obligation?