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NEW Dædalus Issue—Winter 2022—Reimagining Justice: The Challenges of Violence & Punitive Excess
America has the highest incarceration rate in the world. Its criminal justice policies sustain racial exclusion and deepen poverty. Starting over from square one, what could a legitimate system of justice look like?

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