by Carimah Townes Posted on January 27, 2015 Updated: January 28, 2015
There's good and bad news for black men and women in the criminal justice system.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 27, 2015
When she arrives at the Duval County Courthouse, she'll be greeted by a symbol of solidarity from other people who have survived domestic violence and abuse.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 27, 2015
If the federal government wants to do something, it probably needs to be local.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015
Since criminal justice reform eliminated New York City's mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2009, there has been a significant drop in racial disparities in drug sentencing, in addition to a lower rate of recidivism across the five boroughs.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 5, 2015 Updated: January 6, 2015
The anonymous juror filed a lawsuit this week, launching a new round of scathing criticism that he pledges to flesh out if a gag order is lifted.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 5, 2015 Updated: January 5, 2015
Reginald “Neli” Latson's case illustrates the consequences of a lack of emergency mental health services.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 4, 2015 Updated: January 5, 2015
“The chief is calling us racists. He believes the Pittsburgh Police Department is racist. This has angered a lot of officers.”
by Josh Israel Posted on December 31, 2014
Maryland's General Assembly repealed the state's death penalty in 2013 for all future convictions.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 22, 2014 Updated: December 22, 2014
“Look, I’m not losing to these people anymore," Rodriguez said on video before he shot and killed Kelly Danaher.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 18, 2014 Updated: December 19, 2014
Among those who will be released in the spring are Barbara Scrivner, who has already spent 19 years in prison for a minor conspiracy and possession role in assisting her then-husband sell methamphetamine.