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A tale of two Joes: Captain America and America’s toughest sheriff

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | December 20, 2011

The Obama-Holder Justice Department’s full-scale legal challenge to the man who has long called himself “America’s Sheriff” (read Marc Lacey’s reporting in the NYTimes here) is another indicator that the war on crime is continuing to wane, both in the commitment of federal and state budget to crime control activities, and in the ideological grip … Continue reading »