It is amazing how anthropology has been deteriorating as social science because of absence of dependence between academic salaries and the parameter of actualities. Anthropology is an mainly academic field, while the anthropology teacher are mainly paycheck lecturers with no connections with the real life. Today the anthropologists are all journalists since they picture society in hot colors, although to make changes society do need anthropologists to become more sensitive to societal problem.
There is a general anthropological problem: how to make state as a political system to serve democracy the best. For the time being, American democracy is the variant which is among the best in human history, but with problems which may become big problems if there are changes.
Arizona taxpayers complain that the Jodi Arias' legal bills have topped $2 million
Arias admitted she killed her boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008 at his suburban Phoenix home but claimed it was self-defense. He suffered nearly 30 knife wounds, had his throat slit and was shot in the forehead in what prosecutors argued was premeditated murder carried out in a jealous rage when Alexander wanted to end their affair… More
The problem in this case is that the county had paid more than $2 million for her court-appointed attorneys, expert witnesses and other costs associated with Arias case.
Anthropological solution: The counties need to have salary-based attorneys and expert witnesses.
Another solution is such cases to be sponsored by additional taxes on produced violent culture.
Cases like that of Jodi Arias should call for changing the tax policy of produced violent culture. The taxes should be mobile value and increase or decrease in each state and in country based on the yearly criminal cases.
Human mind is a sensitive responder to what the humans watch. Human mind can be cultivated as the beast means of peace and human empathy but also it can develop as most brutal anti-humanity through socialization in context of selected violent culture. Then, violet pop culture is one of the main generators of violence in society.
Although counties complain in such cases, these are the counties who allow advertisement of gun shows widely, for instance. Then, we need general policy on violent culture which may help democracy to improve itself and advance as a democracy of non-violent culture.