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  1. Executive Power vs. the will of the people and the DC Attorney GeneralRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    Unlike most other jurisdictions, DC doesn't have control over criminal prosecution of adults, a responsibility retained by the federal government as a vestige of federal control over the "District of Columbia." While I didn't vote for Karl Racine, who won election to be DC's first popularly elected Attorney General, I have advocated for years that DC have an elected Attorney General, for a number of reasons.

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  2. Misguided proposal to fund DC's Office of the Attorney GeneralRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    DC has recently created a separate, independent agency for the "State" Attorney General, comparable to how many other jurisdictions have an elected Attorney General, who while representing "the government" also represents "the people," thereby justifying a separate election process. The first election for Attorney General was held last fall, and Karl Racine won, taking office in January.

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  3. Saturday's Vancouver BC electionRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    Vancouver is one of North America's leading examples of high density urbanism. Starting in the late 1950s, the city began encouraging high rise multiunit apartments, while also focusing resources on creating and maintaining parks, access to the waterfront, and recreational and civic facilities .

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