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As Alexander leaves prison for house arrest, it’s time to question the system that turns women into criminals for trying to stay alive.
Public defenders know that the trouble with our justice system extends far beyond abusive policing.
It’s not just Ferguson—here’s how the system protects police.
In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.
An overwhelmed system struggles to meet President Obama’s order to fast-track deportation hearings on 62,000 lone child migrants.
The Supreme Court has given financial institutions and employers a license to do wrong—and it’s hitting the poor especially hard.
Juries have the right to judge the law as well as the defendant.
A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.
After extensive lobbying, the private probation industry is poised to wield ever more power over Georgia’s debtors.
The cases that passed through Manhattan’s US Southern District court tell the history of post-World War II America.