Academic or just haughty classroom admonitions against euthanasia were overtaken by a harrowing real-life story. The lesson (again): assisted suicide is not a life/death issue at all, but rather an issue of a shorter and better or longer and worse life.
Debates on crime, migration and borders seem to be in dire need of academic – nuanced, factual and reflective – input. While reflecting on the difficulties in doing so, this blog calls for more academic action.
Many criminal justice scholars feel their research and writings are being ignored by the legislature. Is that actually the case? And, if so, who is to blame: it still takes two to tango!