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Activist Mariame Kaba says the incarceration rate for juveniles peaked in 1993. While it’s been going down, Kaba has started Project NIA to end all youth incarceration.


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Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Professor Paul Carrier says the amount of government regulation on the Internet may depend on whether it’s viewed as a public utility.


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With the opening lines of her debut novel, Barren Island, Carol Zoref paints a scene of harsh immigrant lives in mid-nineteenth century New York. Hungry people cut up dead horses for a bit of meat, carcasses meant to be boiled down into glue and grease on a fictional New York island near the city.


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Asked what he wanted to get on the record by writing a book about his role in passing the Affordable Care Act, former Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak says “the truth.”


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A defendant has a right to a speedy trial, but any number of factors can slow the process down. Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Professor Tonya Krause-Phelan says those change the time frame for a “speedy trial.”


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