Law Professor Nate Persily examines how polarization is affecting politics — from gridlock caused by elected officials’ refusal to compromise, to public incivility and decreasing respect for democratic institutions.
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Professor John B. Taylor says that lower tax rates on people and businesses, regulatory reforms, free trade agreements that open markets, and entitlement and monetary reforms could give a much-needed boost to the U.S. economy.
In addition to restricting the firepower a person can amass, Stanford law Professor John J. Donohue advocates efforts to build trust between communities and law enforcement agencies as a way to enhance both police and citizen safety.
Stanford political scientist Beatriz Magaloni will lead an initiative to examine police corruption in Mexico, improve training and accountability, reduce the influence of organized crime and boost citizen trust in law enforcement.
Inside Justice offers an in-depth exposure to the criminal justice system through visits to local jails, state prisons, juvenile detention facilities, specialty courts, criminal sentencing, appellate hearings and lifer parole hearings.