Criminal Justice

Celebrity

Kim Kardashian Is Using the Woman She Helped Free to Sell Shapewear

The ad compares the freedom Alice Marie Johnson feels out of prison to the way shapewear makes her feel.
Taylor Hosking
8.30.19
money-corruption

Epstein's Death Is Exposing the 'Clusterfuck' Inside Trump's Prisons

"This is kind of like you're playing this game of chicken, and eventually something bad happens, and shit rolls downhill."
Justin George
Weihua Li
8.14.19
money-corruption

The Actual Facts Behind Jeffrey Epstein's Death Are Worse Than the Conspiracy Theories

Wrapping your head around the depraved financier's demise is actually pretty easy if you try.
Matt Taylor
8.12.19
tv

The Times Changed, But 'Orange Is the New Black' Didn't

The show's attempts to make prison life entertaining undermine its mission of exposing harsh realities of incarceration.
Taylor Hosking
7.30.19
Drugs & Crime

The Tragic Story of Rick Turner's Descent into Meth, Prison, and Death

He barely missed out on recent criminal justice reforms. Then his situation behind bars took a terrifying turn.
Tana Ganeva
7.12.19
Drugs

A Florida Woman Faced Ten Years for 'Meth' She Said Was 'Just a Rock'

The case highlights a sheriff's department with a history of misconduct and a central role in the recent prostitution bust that ensnared Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
Meg O'Connor
3.26.19
true crime

What Federal Inmates Are Saying About Paul Manafort Getting Just 47 Months

"Only the non-connected do real time," one told us.
Seth Ferranti
3.11.19
Drugs

A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail

A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?
Tana Ganeva
3.11.19
Drugs

Examining the Tragic Bestival Drug Death of Louella Fletcher-Michie

The media and courts have been unanimous in their condemnation of Louella's boyfriend, Ceon Broughton. But it's not a cut and dry case.
Liam Deacon
3.7.19
Weed

Canadian Government Tables Bill to Expedite Weed Possession Pardons

The government plans to waive the fee and waiting period required to receive a pardon.
Manisha Krishnan
3.1.19
News

Cop Charged in Ottawa Man’s Beating Death Pleads Not Guilty

Constable Daniel Montsion pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi.
Kieran Delamont
2.4.19
News

Excessive Force Lawsuit Alleges Prison Guards Killed Mentally Ill Ontario Man

Soleiman Faqiri’s family is suing the province after the 30-year-old died in custody.
Tamara Khandaker
1.31.19
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