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Compared to similar developed countries, the U.S. justice system is one of the most Draconian. We have the highest rate of incarceration in the world, and are one of the only countries in the West that still has the death penalty.

Maybe that's why Judge Frank Caprio, 82, who's known for his straightforwardness, compassion, and humor, is so popular.

His show, "Caught in Providence" has been on TV for over 20 years in the Providence, Rhode Island-area and became nationally syndicated in 2018.

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The city of South Fulton is making headlines for its justice system run entirely by black women.

Even those facing punitive justice are celebrating what's happening. One Georgia man got a parking ticket, and he brought his daughter to court so she could see the women running it.

"He had heard about us in some kind of way, and he wanted his daughter to see this combination of black women handling business," public defender Vivica Powell said about the experience. "He had a ticket and I wondered why he had his little girl with him. Most of the time, people do not bring school-aged children to court. He told me ... this is why he brought her."

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Standing in front of a sea of mostly white supporters at an August 2016 campaign rally in Michigan, Trump argued that life in America is so horrific for black Americans, they might as well change things up and vote Republican.

“You’re living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58% of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?"

Trump speaking to supporters in Michigan in August 2016. Photo by Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images.

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