Corporal Punishment and Retribution

Introduction I have written previously about retribution as a justification for the punishment of criminals, in the context of an article on capital punishment, see here.  The purpose of this article is to elaborate on that justification and to examine the human rights argument against corporal punishment. Retribution It is important to distinguish retribution from mere revenge.  To take revenge…

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Lawsuit Against SPLC

See here for details of a lawsuit against the SPLC by a lawyer, formerly employed by the City of Baltimore.  The grounds of the lawsuit, include the allegation that the SPLC paid for stolen documents and documents covered by Attorney-Client privilege.  Here is an article by the SPLC about the complainant. The lawsuit ties in with this article I wrote,…

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