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Vigilantism

When in certain societies, usually in unsettled or frontier conditions, existing institutions and conditions prove inadequate to the enforcement of criminal laws, individuals, or more commonly, groups, will work “outside the law” and prescribed institutions to achieve justice and/or ...

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