Justice is every bit as private as it is public. Because justice is about proper behavior in society, it also requires proper behavior as an individual.
While compelling arguments abound on both sides of the capital punishment debate, this bad policy doesn't meet any goals of the criminal justice system.
In a criminal justice system subject to human error, capital punishment is the opposite of justice. The government must protect the most sacred right: life.
At The Washington Post's 2020 Candidate Forum, Cory Booker suggested that if people are not actively against racism, they are somehow complicit.
In 1981, Joe Biden argued that segregationist George Wallace’s positions on criminal justice, rehabilitation, and the death penalty were prophetic.
There are no exceptions in the bill to make sure that men who have committed violent or sexual crimes against women are not placed in prison with women.