Facebook Pixel

News Center

Posts from 2007

All in the genes?

by David Kirp

Heredity versus environment, nature versus nurture: the argument over what best explains intelligence has been going strong for more than a century. It's been a nasty fight, with each side questioning the other's bona fides, and it's not just an academic squabble. What's at stake isn't simply t… More

Restoring justice to juvenile justice system

by Adam J. Gomolin and David L. Kirp

Legislation that is now on the governor's desk is a long-overdue attempt to reform the state's disastrous juvenile justice system is broken beyond repair. The measure, Senate Bill 81, turns over responsibility for all but the most violent juvenile offenders to their home counties. While that's a wise m… More