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Joseph M. Bessette

Joseph M. Bessette is the Tuohy Professor of Government and Ethics at Claremont McKenna College and Associate Director of the Henry Salvatori Center.

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More Justice, Less Crime
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: July 31, 2017
This article appeared in: Volume XVII, Number 3

Serious decarceration will not be achieved without reducing punishment for violent crime.

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All Lives Matter
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: August 10, 2016
This article appeared in: Volume XVI, Number 3, Summer 2016

Violent crime in America ebbs and flows. 

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Hail to the Chief
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: April 21, 2009
This article appeared in: Vol. IX, Number 2 - Spring 2009
A review of Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power, by Jeremy D. Bailey
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Science and Faith
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: April 18, 2008
This article appeared in: Vol. VIII , Number 2 - Spring 2008

As a scientific theory, Darwinism must be made susceptible to scientific refutation. 

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The War Over the War Powers
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: May 17, 2006
This article appeared in: Vol. VI , Number 2 - Spring 2006

John Yoo, presidential initiative, and war.

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Is God in the Details?
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: January 24, 2005
This article appeared in: Vol. V, Number 1 - Winter 2004/05

A review of Modern Physics and Ancient Faith, by Stephen M. Barr;
The Design Revolution: Answering the Toughest Questions about Intelligent Design, by William A. Dembski;
By Design: Science and the Search for God, by Larry Witham;

 
Disarming America
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: October 13, 2003
This article appeared in: Vol. III, Number 4 - Fall 2003

By rights, Lott's new book ought to have a powerful effect on the gun control debate in the country.

 

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Shameless Injustice
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: February 13, 2003
This article appeared in: Vol. III , Number 1 Winter 2002/03

The death penalty rests on a moral judgment about good and evil, responsibility and blame. 

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A Plea for Pandering
By: Joseph M. Bessette
Posted: February 10, 2001
This article appeared in: Vol. I, Number 2 - Winter 2001

The paradox is that as American politicians and professional pollsters have formed an ever tighter union, American government has become less and less responsive to public preferences.

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