Justice System

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Article
1977
A poster, brochure, and information on jail chaplaincies and the corrections system.
The Capital Punishment Debate
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1984
The death penalty make us all complicit in killing, and degrades us as a society.
Converse
Article
1976
The role of church people in the correctional system.
Destroying the Commons: How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2012
Our rights and liberties are under ever-increasing attack.
If boycotts could change the system they'd be illegal
Mortinston, Peter
Article
1996
A ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal says that boycotting by a grassroots group Friends of the Lubicon Lake Cree Nation of Daishowa paper products was illegal because it resulted in economic harm t...
Obama and the Boy in the Metal Box: The Incarceration of John Walker Lindh
Teitelman, Michael
Article
2010
Clemency for John Walker Lindh would open up to public scrutiny an outrageous injustice that high officials in the Bush administration deliberately perpetrated on an American citizen after the 9/11 at...
Prison Nation: The Warehousing of America's Poor
Herivel, Tara; Wright, Paul
Book
2002
Essays on the cruelty and inhumanity of the American prison system.
Rejected for jury duty
Conarroe, Richard Riley
Article
Discussing the effectiveness of the policies of the "war on drugs" -- in the courtroom.
Resisting State Violence: Justice Or Just Us
Burton, Orisanmi
Article
2014
None of the ambiguities that surrounded Mike Brown’s killing are present in the grotesque spectacle of Eric Garner’s murder. By now the whole world has watched the man die at the hands of police witho...
The Return of Debtors' Prisons: Reservations for the Poor
Breyman, Steve
Article
2010
Nearly a quarter of the people spending time behind bars on Riker’s Island in 2008 - one in four inmates - were there because they didn’t have the money to pay bail on a misdemeanor charge. These unfo...
Too Few To Count: Canadian Women in Conflict with the Law
Adelberg, Ellen; Currie, Claudia
Book
1987
US Justice on Trial: Why Cameron Should Tell Obama to Get Stuffed
Rodley, Yvone
Article
2011
The US justice system and extradition treaty.

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A Grand Juror Speaks
The inside story of how prosecutors always get their way
Lewis-Kraus, Gideon
2015
Lewis-Kraus recounts his inside story as a member of a grand jury in New York.

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Bulletin of the Quaker Jails and Justice Committee
Vol. 1 No. 5
Bishop, Elaine; Harkins, Kathy (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
Irregularly published newsletter outlining some of the current concerns and activities of the Quaker Committee.