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March 22, 2013
The Nation columnist Patricia J. Williams weighs in on the police shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, raising important questions about the demise of the presumption of innocence when young black males are involved.
Patricia J. Williams parses at the Nation how America's war on drugs is ineffective and unfairly targets inner-city children of color.
If recent mass shootings have reinvigorated the conversation about gun regulation and access to mental-health treatment, they must also generate a discussion of the Constitution, the role of government and our responsibility to one another, writes Nation columnist Patricia J. Williams.
Hurricane Sandy was a warning, writes Patricia J. Williams in the Nation, that we have to pay attention to and take action on climate change.
The Nation contributor Patricia J. Williams argues that scientists should not be able to dissect human genetic makeup so easily.
The Nation writer Patricia J. Williams argues that George Zimmerman's trial should ultimately be about the law.
Law professor Patricia J. Williams, in a blog at the Nation, grapples with the judicial system's devotion to eyewitness testimony despite a century's worth of studies revealing that witnesses get it wrong a startling percentage of the time.
The government has said that police should be allowed to secretly put GPS devices on our cars, but we have already given up more privacy than we realize, Patricia J. Williams writes in her column at the Nation.
The legal scholar imbued his students with a sense of purpose and responsibility, blogs former student Patricia J. Williams at the Nation.
Hypercompetitive American media, led by Fox, have distorted our journalistic standards. It's a dangerous turn.
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