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A Criticism of America’s Justice System: Capital Punishment
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A Criticism of America’s Justice System: Capital Punishment

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper to a night already devoid of stars.” This quote by Martin Luther King Jr. exemplifies my position regarding the barbaric nature of capital punishment. The death penalty was used during the Reign of Terror in France, during the Dark Ages of the...

A Criticism of America’s Justice System: The Cash Bail System
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A Criticism of America’s Justice System: The Cash Bail System

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer The United States of America is considered to be the flag-bearer of democracy around the world and this belief is said to carry over into our justice system. One of the most sacred principles in our justice system is the presumption of innocence and that the prosecution has the burden...