Should Non-Violent Offenders Go To Prison?

With the growing prison population, disillusionment with the justice system and arguments against the use of imprisonment, many activists and experts have been pondering the idea of ending imprisonment for non-violent offenders completely. In this article I shall briefly examine these arguments. Continue reading “Should Non-Violent Offenders Go To Prison?”

The Controversial History of ‘Miranda Rights’

The ‘Miranda Rights’ are the list of constitutionally protected rights that Police Officers must read to you before custodial interrogation can formally begin. If you have ever watched a police show on TV, or perhaps 21 Jump Street, you will certainly recognise these. But where how did they become a Law Enforcement requirement? Continue reading “The Controversial History of ‘Miranda Rights’”

For Better or For Worse: How Social Media is Affecting the Fashion Industry

Since 2004, when Mark Zuckerberg launched the first ever mainstream social media site: Facebook. The world has been absorbed into a frenzy of hashtags, memes and a constant craving for likes. Only recently, in the past few years, have sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat been used as an online auction site, where brands can advertise and sell their clothes.

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The Russian World Cup

Going into this year’s highly anticipated World Cup in Russia, there have been a number of recurring problems that are often being brought up time and time again. Will there be a problem with Russian Hooligans? Will there be racist attacks much like those that have occurred in Russian league games? While others have been quick to suggest that the 2018 World Cup will be one that will go down in history, and not for the wrong reasons, but as a thrilling, memorable celebration of football.

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Would Increased Gun Control Solve America’s Mass Shooting Dilemma?

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is the subject of much controversy. In 1791, the right to ‘keep and bear arms’ was added to the supreme laws of the USA, but this has been scrutinised in recent years. The central focus of the debate revolves around the question of whether stricter gun laws would reduce or end the poignant and continuous tragedies.  Continue reading “Would Increased Gun Control Solve America’s Mass Shooting Dilemma?”