Tuesday, June 10, 2008

What aspects of the American legal system are unique? New York Times legal correspondent Adam Liptak was interviewed on NPR's program, Fresh Air, May 8th about his series of articles in the NY Times describing parts of the American justice system which are unique, in particular high U.S. incarceration rates, bail bonds for people accused of crimes, punitive damages, and life sentences for juveniles. 25 min. no transcript