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Ryan Holle, who has no prior record, is currently serving his eleventh year of a life sentence.
The cases that passed through Manhattan’s US Southern District court tell the history of post-World War II America.
A plea bargain, that is—it’s time to make a deal.
Paul Ryan’s racist comments have been the mainstream view of the Democratic Party for decades.
Social media platforms are enabling women to speak out anonymously and show that harassment exists—but that hasn’t resulted in culture change.
Over the decades, this catchall term has lost all bite and meaning.
Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.
International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy.
The fate of Carole Vance and Kim Hopper should worry everyone who wants academics to play a larger role in public debates.
After the defeat of Arizona's SB 1062, the religious right nurses its persecution complex.
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