The Abuse of Power in American Democracy
Power is a fragile thing and can be used to influence good or evil, and its results can change many lives.
In an article from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs entitled “Crime and the Abuse of Power — Offenses and Offenders Beyond the Reach of Law?”, these words ring out:
A simple definition of the abuse of power is the misuse of a position of power to take unjust advantage of individuals, organizations, or governments. Abuses of power have been variously described as white-collar crime, economic crime…