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February 07, 2013

Assasination Power & Outlawry

I wrote a post over at the Conversation suggesting we can square the Assassination Power Circle by returning to the very ancient concept of "outlawry," in which a criminal is declared outside the protection of the law.

The chief benefit of this is that it's a transparent process. Strike that-- the chief benefit of this is that it is a process in the first place, and not just One Man deciding which citizens will get whacked this weekend.

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posted by Ace at 06:21 PM

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