Nation Topics - Crime
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A lack of local democracy and equal protection has led to the collapse of the American criminal justice system.
COLLEGE WINNER: Catastrophe is different when it is personal.
There is no three-strikes law for crooked bankers, who usually get off with a fine and a promise not to do it again, and again and again.
Hank Skinner was scheduled to die on November 9, but his execution was halted by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Will the state finally agree to test the evidence in his case?
Can we all agree that a $1 billion swindle represents a lot of money? So why isn't former Citigroup Chairman Robert Rubin breaking a sweat?
Texas death row prisoner Larry Swearingen has faced execution three times for a crime medical experts say he could not possibly have committed.
An interview with Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz, directors of a new documentary on the shocking prevalence of violent crimes in inner-city America.
New statistics on US crime released by the FBI reveal that crime has dropped significantly over the past few years while prison populations have exploded, putting huge strains on state budgets.
The Schwarzenegger and Strauss-Kahn scandals have thrust the plight of the hired help into the spotlight. But usually these women are invisible, exploitable.
For justice to be served, Attorney José Pertierra says that Posada Carriles ought to be extradited.
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