Freedom and Criminal Responsibility in American Legal Thought

15 ViewsFreedom and Criminal Responsibility in American Legal Thought As the first full-length study of twentieth-century American legal academics wrestling with the problem of free will versus determinism in the context of criminal responsibility, this book deals with one of the most fundamental problems in criminal law. Thomas Andrew Green chronicles legal academic ideas from …

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The Politics of Regret: On Collective Memory and Historical Responsibility

11 ViewsThe Politics of Regret: On Collective Memory and Historical Responsibility In the past decade, Jeffrey Olick has established himself as one of the world’s pre-eminent sociologists of memory (and, related to this, both cultural sociology and social theory). His recent book on memory in postwar Germany, In the House of the Hangman (University of …

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Letters: ‘We All Need to Take Responsibility for Their Actions’

Letters: ‘We All Need to Take Responsibility for Their Actions’

104 Views Readers weigh in on the lessons to be drawn from last week’s incident involving Covington Catholic High School students. Jan 25, 2019 jayk7 / Getty I Failed the Covington Catholic TestOn Friday, the March for Life, the Indigenous Peoples March, and a gathering of Black Hebrew Israelites converged near the Lincoln Memorial, where …

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National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

33 Views The bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform holds a meeting in the Hart Senate Office Building to address our nation’s mid- and long-term fiscal challenges. December 1, 2010. Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, highlights the five trends he sees reshaping the global economy: 1. The Great Rebalancing 2. …

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