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>>>>Bentham’s utilitarianism draws on certain strands of the Enlightenment thought, on the materialist strands, on the Epicurean strands. He places all the weight in the calculus of pleasure and pain. And in fact his key text, the “Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation”, so a text that’s directly about law and justice. A

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Hi, I’m Brooke Kinsella, and I am one of the founders of the Ben Kinsella Trust We are an early intervention charity that educate young people on the choices and consequences of knife crime. We want to ensure every child in Nottinghamshire can attend Choices and Consequences for free, but we can’t do this without

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Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ I’ve been thinking about criminal justice reform, and I think you should be too. I’m Dan Satterberg, I’m the Prosecuting Attorney for King County, Washington, I’ve been a prosecutor for 30 years, and this is what I’ve learned: the criminal justice system doesn’t sit on an island all by

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– It was a moment that changed America. 55 years ago, this month, thousands of African-American children walked out of their schools, and began a peaceful march in Birmingham, Alabama, to protest segregation. They were met with attack dogs and water hoses. The disturbing images shocked the nation, and became the catalyst for the Civil

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Freedom Rides are a dramatic moment that occurred at the peak of the Civil Rights era in 1961. They were a response to a law that had been passed. So in 1961, a northern group of civil rights activists called CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality, decides to test this law by calling together activists

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Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world. I’m your host Adam Kraut and today we’re talking about the Reformation and no, I’m not talking about 16th Century Europe. Ballots for the NRA Board of Directors have started to

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It’s really important to realize, whistleblowing is in America’s DNA. It has been a concept since before the Constitution itself was ratified. The first whistleblower protection law in the United States was passed in 1778 during wartime. It is used to bring down the first commodore of the United States Navy, Esek Hopkins. Hopkins was

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I think the question of acceptance of LGBT folks really does depend on geography. In some places on Earth I would say, when it comes to legal equality and cultural acceptance absolutely there’s been this revolution, and progress has occurred at a pace that even in our own lifetimes was almost inconceivable in terms of

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