The state’s new rules requiring information-sharing with defense lawyers are not to blame here.
Courts struck down Marsy’s Law last year. Lawmakers want to bring it back.
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Less dependence on bail and stronger requirements for evidence sharing will help defendants fight charges.
Hate crime enhancements meet three-strikes laws, and the consequences are terrible.
Stranger abductions are actually extremely rare.
Tessa Majors may have been on way to buy illegal pot when she was stabbed to death. But if that's true, it's an argument against prohibition, not for it.
"It's all over Facebook."
Two days later, the cops figured out the story was make believe.
A comparison with other states finds "no statistically significant long-term effects" on violent or property crime rates.
The 2018 Uniform Crime Report contained bad news for pessimists but good news for everybody else.
Throwing the word treason around, unmoored from its actual meaning, is a weapon for delegitimizing political opposition and dissent.
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But with one huge exception—a massive spike in reported sexual assaults—the 2018 survey found only statistically insignificant increases.
The police union's attempt to punish the city for dismissing Daniel Pantaleo is instead showing the problem of overpolicing,
The man will finally be released from prison.
Mill's legal problems are now over, but he remains involved in efforts to push for important probation reforms.
The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.
In a speech to police, Barr called for citizens to shut up and do what officers tell them to.
It's not politicians' fault that citizens don't respect them.
After two decades of mercy, the Justice Department announces five men on federal death row will face lethal injections this winter.
For the second year in a row, federal prosecutions for sex trafficking of children have dropped.
Officers will now have to argue that killing was necessary and not just say they had a fear they were in danger.
HBO documentary explores teen’s culpability in boyfriend’s suicide.
Surrender the Fifth Amendment or the dog dies.
A meticulous re-enactment of the misbegotten prosecution of the Central Park Five gets a lot right.
The high court ruled that prosecutor Doug Evans violated Flowers' constitutional rights when Evans sought to keep African-Americans off of the jury.
People charged—but not convicted—of crimes often have to wait weeks to see a judge if they’re too poor to pay for their freedom.
Mike Chase, the man behind the popular @CrimeADay Twitter feed, on his new book, How to Become a Federal Criminal
While well-intentioned, the alert system is often ineffective.
In contrast, police killed nearly 1,000 people last year.
'Some People Might Say That Ricky Fell Through a Crack in the System. This Is Not a Crack. This Is the System.'
Over 23 years ago Missouri’s criminal justice system failed a man charged with murder. This week he’s looking at his last best chance at freedom.