justice Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Our Deeper Task

You don’t need a well-developed theory of justice to be appalled or outraged by real injustices – for example, by police brutality or the killing of George Floyd. But you need it to see clearly what has brought our communities and country to this state of affairs.

O.J. and Us

The “trial of the century” was really a reflection of America’s sins.

Unlock ‘Em Up?

Many on both sides of the political spectrum are eager to leap aboard the “de-incarceration” bandwagon, but if “unlock ’em up” becomes the new conventional wisdom, more innocent people will suffer and more businesses will flee.

When Faith Repairs Broken Lives

How the public face of Christianity is in some respects quite at odds with the less well-known – and I would argue the much more prevalent and authentic — face of Christianity.