criminal justice system

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Ottawa’s ‘Online Harms’ bill actually threatens marginalized communities

Vastly disproportionate punishments can be used to elicit plea bargains from people who should not plead out.

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On one hand, we want effectiveness, but on the other, we want fairness. A lot of superhero fiction explores this tension.

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In fiction, we can be sure that our protagonists are pursuing the actually guilty—not so, in the real world.