Nation Topics - Crime
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In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.
How this country’s “tough on crime” ethos created a generation of graying inmates.
While 90 percent of teens break the law, only some enter a violent system.
Prison-reform advocates tend to focus on the plight of those behind bars. But the enforcers of this draconian system are victims as well.
Juries have the right to judge the law as well as the defendant.
Systematic undercounting of sexual assaults in the US disguises a hidden rape crisis.
Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.
Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?
Do white pundits, reporters and TV producers have a no-snitch policy on exposing crises in the white community?
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