In Light of Jodi Arias – Revisioning Our Justice System

Have we come to rely too narrowly on retribution as the only legitimate form of justice? I reflected on this question as news outlets covered the Jodi Arias trial over the last few days. Earlier this month, Arias was found guilty of killing her boyfriend Travis Alexander.  After convicting her, a jury determined that due …

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The Fate of Troy Davis

Like everyone else in this country, I am sure, I have been following the Troy Davis case for a few weeks now. I have been sent requests from organizations like Change.org and the NAACP, all asking me to sign a petition in hopes of getting clemency for Troy Davis (which I have done). CNN has …

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