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.
Amidst allegations that government attorneys withheld key information while applying for wiretap permissions from federal judges, federal prosecutors in Denver dropped gang conspiracy charges against six alleged Mara Salvatrucha members.
A federal jury found three New Orleans police officers guilty in the shooting, burning and cover-up of the death of Henry Glover. Two officers were acquitted.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it's easy to scapegoat child bullies. It's hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.