Thoughts on Restorative Justice

by Scott Holmes Restorative justice” is a movement to integrate communities into the criminal justice system and facilitate moments of reconciliation between victims and offenders within the system. I believe communities can play a larger role before, during and after...

“Stand-Your-Ground” makes us less safe

The stand-your-ground laws have altered the traditional rule of self-defense in a way that makes us all less safe. Under traditional self-defense rules a person has a duty to retreat if reasonably possible to avoid killing. The Stand your ground doctrine alters that...