What’s Your Definition?

What’s Your Definition?

Access to justice” – what is it? Is it just a high-sounding, but amorphous phrase? Let me give you my definition. To me, access to justice means making the judicial system work for everybody – regardless of fear for one’s personal safety or the...
WHO TOLD YOU YOU COULD BEHAVE THIS WAY?

WHO TOLD YOU YOU COULD BEHAVE THIS WAY?

Conservatives interrupt liberals at significantly higher rates than liberals interrupt conservatives, and male justices, perhaps not surprisingly, interrupt female justices far more often than the other way around. “Even though female justices speak less often and use...
CHARGED TO FULFILL OUR COUNTRY’S PROMISE

CHARGED TO FULFILL OUR COUNTRY’S PROMISE

The Justice Department is not just another federal agency. It is charged with fulfilling our country’s promise of equal and impartial justice for all. As an agency with the authority to deprive citizens of their liberty, its investigations and prosecutions must be...
THE UNION FOREVER

THE UNION FOREVER

In our blessed land we all come to the table of democracy as equals. We have to reaffirm our commitment to a future where each citizen is guaranteed the uniquely American gifts of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That is what really makes America great and...
A LITURGY FOR ORDINARY RADICALS

A LITURGY FOR ORDINARY RADICALS

…Peacemaking doesn’t mean passivIty. It is the act of interrupting injustice without mirroring injustice, the act of disarming evil without destroying the evildoer, the act of finding a third way that is neither fight nor flight but the careful, arduous...
FOSTER CARE

FOSTER CARE

Every individual must be free to express his or her mind and his or her personal sense of what is right and true. The aim is to foster the expression within the community of the voice of justice and divine common sense. The approach to truth is a communal process; no...
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