Broken Windows, Broken Laws, Broken Society

civil-law-civil-society-collageIt does not take long on the streets of Memphis to see someone commit a civil violation. In fact, in just a few minutes one is likely to see a multitude of violations. Automobile drivers speeding, property owners failing to meet the requirements imposed by building and property codes, littering, and more. Are these minor issues without much consequence? Or are they a gateway or invitation to more serious violations, including criminal behavior? Are “minor” violations of civil rules a detriment a civil society. That is the topic of this edition of A Memphis Conversation.

Duration: 15 minutes, 8 seconds


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