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Words are Chameleons: The Languages of Law

Words are to a lawyer what mathematics is to a physicist. That being the case, if an observer watched the goings on of, say, the Court of King’s Bench in the 15th century, they might wonder how the legal system could work at all, for they would be hearing words in three languages...Read more >






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JULY 18, 2019

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JULY 15, 2019

Gangs in the Modern World

Gangs fascinate people. They have been the subject of sociological inquiry for over a hundred years. Major theories on crime and delinquency have emerged in relation to the study of gangs and gang members...

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