Criminal Justice

Maybe I Would Be Alone

Maybe I Would Be Alone Maybe I Would Be Alone

COLLEGE WINNER: Catastrophe is different when it is personal.

Dec 2, 2011 / Bryce Wilson Stucki

Werner Herzog Goes ‘Into The Abyss’ of Capital Punishment Werner Herzog Goes ‘Into The Abyss’ of Capital Punishment

Herzog’s film, which debuts today, opens at a time when debate over capital punishment has taken on renewed urgency.

Nov 11, 2011 / Ari Berman

Melissa Harris-Perry: Why Was Penn State’s Abuse Scandal Covered Up? Melissa Harris-Perry: Why Was Penn State’s Abuse Scandal Covered Up?

Institutions like Penn State need to protect the communities that they are a part of.

Nov 10, 2011 / Nation in the News / The Nation

California Refuses to Accept Obama’s Banking Sellout

California Refuses to Accept Obama’s Banking Sellout California Refuses to Accept Obama’s Banking Sellout

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.

Nov 10, 2011 / Robert Scheer

Will Texas Kill Hank Skinner Despite Untested DNA Evidence? Will Texas Kill Hank Skinner Despite Untested DNA Evidence?

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?

Nov 4, 2011 / Jordan Smith

Too Big to Jail Too Big to Jail

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?

Nov 3, 2011 / Robert Scheer

How Would the Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform Affect the Election? How Would the Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform Affect the Election?

The Republican base is just as likely to be outraged by a decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. 

Sep 29, 2011 / Blog / Ben Adler

The Execution of Troy Davis Provides Another ‘Haunting Reminder of Once Prevalent Southern Lynchings’ The Execution of Troy Davis Provides Another ‘Haunting Reminder of Once Prevalent Southern Lynchings’

Rejecting international pleas, domestic protests and evidence that Troy Davis was innocent, the state of Georgia put him to death under a process that former Supreme Court Justice ...

Sep 22, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

TODAY, Georgia Murders Troy Davis TODAY, Georgia Murders Troy Davis

The state of Georgia is about to take part in the legal lynching of an innocent man.

Sep 20, 2011 / Blog / Dave Zirin

Justice for US-Passport-Holding Torture Survivors Only?

Justice for US-Passport-Holding Torture Survivors Only? Justice for US-Passport-Holding Torture Survivors Only?

Anyone credibly alleging that he was tortured should have his day in court. But recent court decisions suggest that there will be accountability only for American citizens.

Aug 31, 2011 / Editorial / David Cole

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