Friday, July 25, 2014

Poetic Justice: law and literature in the classroom

  • Abstract: Connecting law and literature in the classroom enables students to tackle eternal dilemmas in the search for justice.
    Content Type Journal Article
    Category Looking at the Law
    Pages 108-111

    Donald Vish, Middleton Reutlinger, Louisville, Kentucky
    Journal Social Education
    Print ISSN 0037-7724
    Journal Volume Volume 78
    Journal Issue Volume 78, Number 3 / May/June 2014
    PubDate: Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:17:14 GMT

Friday, February 7, 2014

Criminal Law: Kind or punitive?

1840: "No country administers its criminal law with more kindness than the United States. (Tocqueville, "Democracy in America").

 2014: "Today, the United States' system of criminal justice ranks among the world's most punitive." (Traci Burch, "Trading Democracy for Justice..." University of Chicago Press, 2013).