Nation Topics - Crime
News and Features
The MacArthur Foundation’s $75 million pledge shows that political momentum is clearly on the side of reform.
New legislation in the Senate is a first step to giving the more than 70 million Americans with criminal records a second chance.
These well-meaning changes will simply reproduce racial inequality.
Without knowing why disciplinary committees do what they do, we’re in the dark.
Public defenders know that the trouble with our justice system extends far beyond abusive policing.
As governors mull clemency, battered women should be at the top of the list.
At most, it only further proves the incompatibility of a secret intelligence service and an open democracy.
Reframing the CIA’s interrogation techniques as a violation of scientific and medical ethics may be the best way to achieve accountability.
Is it possible to be sensitive to victims while still being a discerning journalist?