By Nicole Flatow and Josh Israel on December 5, 2013
Will police veteran Bill Bratton reform Ray Kelly's policies on stop-and-frisk, racial profiling,and other issues that particularly affect minorities?
By Nicole Flatow on December 5, 2013
The U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to a trial. But that right is particularly illusory for many drug defendants who face the threat of life behind bars, a new report finds.
By Nicole Flatow on December 3, 2013
Instructors handed police a notarized letter establishing their guardianship over the girl during their travels. But police took her to Child Protective Services anyway.
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By Nicole Flatow on December 2, 2013
When the boys' basketball coach arrived and asked police to let him go, they threatened to arrest him also.
By Nicole Flatow on November 27, 2013
President Obama has used is constitutional pardon power less frequently than any other modern president. But that's not for a lack of compelling cases.
By Nicole Flatow on November 26, 2013
When sales of recreational marijuana become legal in Colorado January 1, at least one dispensary will be authorized to sell.
By Nicole Flatow on November 25, 2013
Kalief Browder was walking home from a party in the Bronx when police arrested it on a tip that he robbed someone. He didn't come back for three years.
By Nicole Flatow on November 23, 2013
The officer has been taken off duty while police continue to investigate leaked videos and photos portraying humiliating treatment of black men.
By Nicole Flatow on November 22, 2013
A convenience store owner installed video cameras in his own store to capture alarming behavior not by suspected criminals, but police.
The ruling likely means the New York Police Department will be monitored for racial profiling next year.