Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

American Exceptionalism

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The term “American Exceptionalism” describes the tendency for U.S. policies to diverge sharply from other countries.  Through comparative research and analysis, the Robina Institute examines U.S. and international criminal justice policies and systems.

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