Monthly Archives: January 2018

Before we add criminal penalties, analyze what works

For years I have wondered whether our criminal justice system makes sense. I think first about my own safety. Does our system make me safer? Does it prevent crime? Does it make prudent use of my tax dollars? Is it … Continue reading

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We need procedures for harassment allegations

There is one good thing, and only one, about the case of New Mexico state senator Michael Padilla. That is, the public disclosure of his alleged sexual harassment misconduct has not disrupted the 2018 election. Padilla has been pressured to … Continue reading

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