Tag Archives: Lisa Chalidze

September 9, 2015

A unique category of persons

By Lisa Chalidze

Pregnant women: hardly the stereotypical political image. Yet birth stirs up intense political, moral and even legal controversy. Why?

Maybe it’s really a question of power?

In our society, there is a trade-off between individual liberty, on the one hand, and compliance…

July 9, 2015

Policing in America: setting the standard

By Lisa Chalidze

The world is a messy place. We ask our police officers to keep cleaning it up. It’s a hard job to do well, and easy to do poorly. Often it’s the poor choices that make the news. This presents us with a…

June 11, 2015

Let’s talk about it: Race to the courthouse

By Lisa Chalidze, chair of the Criminal Justice Division and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at College of St. Joseph, Rutland, Vt.

Last week a grand jury indicted six police officers in relation to the death of Freddie Gray. The charges ranged from second-degree assault…