Let it Be

Shaking loose charges against the watchers or a heavier charge against the killer might interfere with what justice can be had.

Since the entire tragedy has been playing out for only a week, it’s possible to offer a short summary for those who slept through it.

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

‘A Blemish in His Sanctuary’: The Battle Behind Mark Zuckerberg’s Hawaii Estate

You Can’t Sue City Hall

“The militia groups would talk with the protesters, but at the same time, they made it clear that…

Ending Extreme Sentencing: The Road towards Abolition

A photograph of a two-story row of empty jail cells.

The Ballad of Robert Clark

Born with a Life Sentence

The BE HEARD Act Will Overhaul Workplace Harassment Laws

How Is Money Laundered Through Casinos

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

More from Medium

The NFL doesn’t have an issue with women, it has an issue with dismantling White Supremacy

An Abuser’s False Self: Hypocrisy and its Consequences

“A hypocrite is a human person who has been reduced to the status of being like an actor on a stage, desperately seeking applause and approval from men.”

Intimate Partner Violence to Suicide

How I’m Not Coping With Traumatic Grief