Jeff Jacoby
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Title Publication Date
Automatic forgiveness makes the world more dangerous The Boston Globe April 26, 2017
Immigrant heroes save American lives The Boston Globe March 8, 2017
Racist opinions are hateful. That shouldn't make them crimes The Boston Globe January 11, 2017
Does the death penalty deter? Of course The Boston Globe August 28, 2016
If you don't rent to criminals, are you a racist? The Boston Globe April 10, 2016
A lesson for Trump in Bulger's rejected appeal The Boston Globe March 9, 2016
Guns and the 'No-Fly' grandstanders The Boston Globe December 9, 2015
Garrett Swasey's final sermon The Boston Globe December 6, 2015
Bulger wasn't hardwired to be a murderer. No one is The Boston Globe September 23, 2015
Life without parole is no substitute for death The Boston Globe July 16, 2015
A fitting sentence for the Boston Marathon terrorist The Boston Globe May 15, 2015
Death or life for Tsarnaev? The Boston Globe April 22, 2015
Back to firing squads? Thank death-penalty foes The Boston Globe March 18, 2015
Gun rights should cross state lines The Boston Globe January 21, 2015
When 'justice' trumps accuracy, journalism loses The Boston Globe December 14, 2014
Fossil-free isn't folly free The Boston Globe May 14, 2014
The prison door keeps revolving The Boston Globe May 4, 2014
Government is dangerous. Handle with care. The Boston Globe August 11, 2013
Political elite should shun Bill Bulger The Boston Globe June 23, 2013
Dzokhar Tsarnaev and the death penalty The Boston Globe May 8, 2013
After the 'toughest' gun law, gun crime rose The Boston Globe February 17, 2013
Bad guys' lawyers The Boston Globe January 13, 2013
Good laws will never abolish all evil The Boston Globe December 19, 2012
Life terms for teen killers: neither cruel nor unusual The Boston Globe July 15, 2012
A safer society with guns The Boston Globe March 21, 2012
On trial at Rutgers: hate crime or thought crime? The Boston Globe March 14, 2012
In Oregon, a profile in incoherence The Boston Globe November 30, 2011
Let convicts choose: Prison or the lash? The Boston Globe July 10, 2011
Abortion's awful euphemisms The Boston Globe January 26, 2011
The 'Islamophobia' myth The Boston Globe December 8, 2010
Is capital punishment racist? The Boston Globe December 5, 2010
Ultimate evil calls for ultimate punishment The Boston Globe September 29, 2010
Instruments of crime are instruments, not crimes The Boston Globe June 20, 2010
Huckabee's deadly gamble The Boston Globe December 9, 2009
With imprisonment up, crime is down The Boston Globe August 5, 2009
Getting Away with Murder in Mass. Solomonia.com July 19, 2009
Aren't all violent crimes 'hate' crimes? The Boston Globe May 17, 2009
'Honor' killing comes to the US The Boston Globe August 10, 2008
Immigrants in prison? Not likely The Boston Globe March 5, 2008
Life and death in New Jersey The Boston Globe December 19, 2007
Bloodshed in black America is self-inflicted The Boston Globe September 5, 2007
Do some victims deserve less justice? The Boston Globe May 16, 2007
A time for tears and silence, not politics The Boston Globe April 22, 2007
More relief than regret The Boston Globe January 3, 2007
Undeserved forgiveness The Boston Globe October 8, 2006
The 'throw-away-the-key' fallacy The Boston Globe February 8, 2006
The wrong way to restore the death penalty The Boston Globe May 15, 2005
A phony 'consensus' on youthful killers The Boston Globe March 6, 2005
Musings, random and otherwise The Boston Globe December 23, 2004
Old enough to kill. Old enough to die? The Boston Globe October 21, 2004
The cancer of anti-Semitism in Europe The Boston Globe March 14, 2004
When murderers die, innocents live The Boston Globe September 28, 2003
More prisoners, less crime The Boston Globe August 28, 2003
Bonnie, get your gun The Boston Globe August 22, 2002
Do these cabbies look like bigots? The Boston Globe July 12, 2001
The accuracy of capital punishment The Boston Globe February 28, 2000
Where were the adults? The Boston Globe April 26, 1999
Murder over the high seas The Boston Globe February 25, 1999
The lessons of Laramie The Boston Globe October 15, 1998
What the media don't admit: Guns make us safer The Boston Globe June 18, 1998
At UMass, student lawbreaking has grown routine The Boston Globe June 3, 1997
Bring back flogging The Boston Globe February 20, 1997
Willful murderers deserve death, not compassion The Boston Globe December 12, 1996
A letter to Johnathan The Boston Globe October 3, 1996
A cardinal's compassion for a killer The Boston Globe September 24, 1996
The party of gun-haters The Boston Globe September 3, 1996
A killer lives; a child dies The Boston Globe January 12, 1996
The flames of hatred in the Age of Farrakhan The Boston Globe December 14, 1995
When murder makes page 1, is the blood any redder? The Boston Globe October 3, 1995
Crime is down. Why don't we don't feel safer? The Boston Globe August 17, 1995
Time has improved Yandle, but it hasn't lessened his crime The Boston Globe June 13, 1995
The chaos facing the White House The Boston Globe May 30, 1995
What does Harvard have against teen killers? The Boston Globe April 11, 1995
Seeking justice for crimes of the past The Boston Globe September 27, 1994
Drowning in crime The Boston Globe August 30, 1994
Crime bill hypocrites The Boston Globe August 19, 1994
A roll call for murderers The Boston Globe August 2, 1994
Without the death penalty, innocents will die The Boston Globe June 21, 1994

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