41 minutes | Apr 14, 2020

301: Why Do Some Crimes Have a Statute of Limitations?

When a crime is committed, a clock begins to tick. If you're not charged before time runs out, you can never be prosecuted. But why? Topics Covered: Ted Conrad, Demosthenes, Statute of Limitations, Phormion, Bill Cosby, Andrea Constand, John Demjanjuk, Amnesty, Thirty Tyrants, Critias, Emmanuel Levinas, Hannah Arendt, Charles Griswold, Amy Mihaljevic Further Reading: https://digitalcommons.law.scu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1107&context=facpubs https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2008/01/theodore_john_conrad_the_fbi_h.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlT5Ez_Hfao https://people.com/crime/who-is-andrea-constand-bill-cosby-accuser/ https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/forgiveness/ https://www.cleveland.com/crime/2019/10/east-cleveland-event-gives-job-seeking-residents-convicted-of-non-violent-crimes-chance-to-apply-for-amnesty-or-expungement.html --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/philosophyofcrime/support
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