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How Israel Weaponizes International Law

Maryam Jamshidi Boston Review
The country has manipulated rules of engagement to serve its colonialist project in Palestine. Legal scholars must face this fact head on.

The Carceral Force of Prosecutor Associations, Explained

Angela J. Davis The Appeal
District attorney associations have been a powerful force in the criminal legal system for decades. They have used their power and influence to increase the power of prosecutors, maintain and grow the carceral state, and shut down reform efforts.

Don't Defend Democracy With Half-Truths About the Past

Brook Thomas History News Network
Myths about the founders and President Grant cannot restore legitimacy to a democracy in the wake of a second presidential impeachment and acquittal and facing competing demands to unify the country, rebuild the economy and address racial injustice.

America Through Nazi Eyes

Omer Aziz Dissent
The most radical Nazis were the most aggressive champions of U.S. law. Where they found the U.S. example lacking, it was because they thought it was too harsh.

Rap Brown Law Today

Michael E. Tigar Monthly Review
The Rap Brown Law is based on the idea that one person, crossing a state line with the intent to participate in mischief, ought to be prosecuted based on his or her writings or speech, duly intercepted, or by the compelled testimony of his comrades.

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Law Versus Power

Fiorella Lecoutteux Peace News
The author of this book, Wolfgang Kaleck, is founder and General Secretary of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) in Berlin. He is also Edward Snowden's lawyer.
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