The Challenges of Prosecuting Harvey Weinstein

The Hollywood super-producer has not been charged with a crime, but he is being investigated by cops in at least three cities. Will it amount to anything?


I Deliver Bad News to Victims of Horrible Crimes

One of the worst parts about being a prosecutor is telling victims their attacker's conviction got overturned—or that a family member is dead.


Why All Scottish Drug Dealers Should Move to England

Almost twice as many people are prosecuted for drug possession in Scotland than throughout the rest of the UK. We tried to work out why.


How an FBI Informant Sent a Radical Environmentalist to Prison, and How He Got Out Again

The true story of a failed bomb plot, an 18-year-old informant, and a massive fuck-up by the US government.


New Mexico Cops Are Facing Murder Charges For Shooting a Homeless Man in the Back

The district attorney decided to skip a grand jury and charge two officers with an open count of murder.