Tag Archives: Violent

The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico

The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico. Melissa Dell, Benjamin Feigenberg, Kensuke Teshima. Harvard University and NBER, University of Illinois at Chicago, ITAM. May 2018. “Mexican manufacturing job loss induced by competition with China increases cocaine trafficking and … Continue reading

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Republican Racketeers: Violent Roots of Republican Policies

On the Friday night before Christmas 2017, The Rachel Maddow Show reported on Trump ties to the mafia, and the history of Republican efforts to undermine health and safety agencies and repeal regulations developed to protect the American people. For … Continue reading

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Appellate Court: "Sexual Assaults and Violent Crimes on Cruise Ships are a Serious Problem"

Yesterday, I discussed the case of Jane Doe v. Princess Cruises, where the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal addressed the issue whether a raped crewmember can pursue a case before a U.S. jury. Or does she have to appear before … Continue reading

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FBI reports decrease in violent crime for fourth straight year

[JURIST] Violent crime in the US dropped for the fourth consecutive year, the FBI [official website] announced [press release] on Monday. The estimates are part of the annual figures prepared as part of the Bureau’s Crime in the United States … Continue reading

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Supreme Court finds fleeing in vehicle is violent felony

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] 6-3 in Sykes v. United States [Cornell LII backgrounder; JURIST report] that fleeing after being ordered to stop is a violent felony within the meaning of the Armed … Continue reading

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