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  • How would free market prisons work?

    I know a lot of socialist anarchists want to abolish prisons and end punishing criminals all together which I think is insane. I support having a free market prison system with competing prisons. Only I've encountered some problems with this view. First of all, who would pay the private prison company...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Freedom4Me73986 on Thu, Oct 27 2011
  • Hunting Outlaws from a Jeep

    Let's say that in an Ancap society you have a group of people known as outlaws. These are people who are no longer afforded the protection of PDAs because of their failure to make amends for criminal actions or violations of contractual obligations. They are banished to the modern day equivalent...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by CrazyCoot on Wed, Feb 23 2011
  • Is criminal punishment aggression?

    Say a guy wanders into town and commits an act of aggression (murder for example). He has entered into no agreement that he would not murder. He has broken no contract. Can he be punished for the act? And if he is punished, where does the legitimacy of the punishment come from? Who is to say that he...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by dude6935 on Mon, Nov 8 2010
  • Question about Polycentric Law

    Let me start by saying that I am an anarcho-capitalist and I completely believe that an anarcho-capitalistic society can function. I am just curious of this one aspect: if different DRO believe in different laws, how will lawyers be trained? Will each DRO need to have its own law school?
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Wanderer on Thu, Aug 13 2009
  • Restitution and Justice for Murder

    How can restitution be made in case of Murder? The victim is dead and cannot be paid. Let's assume that the victim is married and has two young children with his wife. The wife could receive whatever restitution to which the victim would be entitled, but isn't it true that no payment or service...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by jdcoffey on Fri, May 8 2009
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