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Today's scheduled execution is getting attention because she's trans. But the bigger story here is how she was sentenced to die.
Fortunately, government kills fewer prisoners each year.
Brown: “The state should not be in the business of executing people.”
For the second time in three months, the state struggles and fails to execute a death row inmate.
The biggest beneficiaries of economic growth are poor people. But the deepest case for economic growth is a moral one.
After the latest reprieve from the governor, he’s scheduled for execution in February.
Unfortunately, in five separate cases today, they're outnumbered.
The FBI changed the way it compiles data, and reporting law-enforcement agencies have yet to catch up.
Forensic techniques are nowhere near as reliable as cops shows pretend.
Biden Is Still Seeking Potential Life Sentences for Distributing Weed, Even As He Pardons for Possession
Pardoning possession offenders is nice. Taking his boot off the necks of cannabis sellers would be even better.
Media outlets repeated police speculation that she might have been involved, but investigators now say she was likely unarmed.
A new report looks at decades of troubling trends of bad convictions in murder, rape, and drug cases.
The show depicts the killer's gruesome crimes but lays some of the blame on the Milwaukee police who failed for so long to catch him.
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Alvin Bragg campaigned on Tracy McCarter’s innocence. Once in office, that was apparently less politically expedient.
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Delaying Glossip's execution until December allows the courts to consider new evidence that might prove his innocence.
A newly unearthed letter suggests the primary witness against Glossip (and the actual killer) had regrets and made a “mistake.”
The felony murder rule continues to criminalize people for killing people they didn't actually kill.
Meanwhile in South Carolina, the state Supreme Court delays a planned execution by firing squad.
Texas Woman Accused of Self-Induced Abortion Was Jailed for 2 Nights Before Murder Charges Were Dismissed
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One of Dateline NBC’s favorite true crime cases gets a wild mini-series adaptation.
Larry Krasner also questions the effectiveness of "supply-side" measures aimed at reducing criminals' access to firearms.
Kenneth Branagh's murder mystery lacks glamour.
The felony murder rule is a perversion of justice—even when used against unsympathetic defendants.
Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William 'Roddie' Bryan Found Guilty of Murdering Ahmaud Arbery
The men were almost never charged, thanks to misconduct from the first prosecutor, who is now under a criminal indictment.
As the trial wraps up, it's important to remember that the first prosecutor on the case, Jackie Johnson, has been indicted for violating her oath of office.
Some are using Kyle Rittenhouse's acquittal to argue for harsher laws and punishments. Andrew Coffee IV's case is a study in why that's an awful idea.
Fanta Bility's death has revived an under-the-radar debate about the doctrine of transferred intent.
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Former District Attorney Jackie Johnson may face accountability for her official actions in the Ahmaud Arbery investigation.
Jenna Holm was incapacitated when one cop accidentally killed another. She's now being charged with his death.
Police were finally able to catch the serial killer using DNA genealogy databases—violating many innocent people's constitutional right to privacy.
Charge them for their crimes, not their thoughts.
An annual report on the death penalty shows its use declining everywhere except in the federal government.