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More on felon disenfranchisement

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On December 9, 2009
In the thread to the post below, Scott P. suggests denying felons the right to vote is consistent with social contract theory. I think that’s probably true for some but not all versions of social contract theory, but not a particularly helpful observation. Another commenter, Thomas, suggests “One who has wronged society should not get […]

Bye Bye Black

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On June 23, 2008

Hmm, this doesn’t seem promising for the chances of disgraced reactionary media magnate Conrad Black’s appeal succeeding: When Andrew Frey, Lord Black’s lawyer, tried to explain how

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