I'm on Death Row for Punching a Man
After three decades, I feel like I’m dying a slow death.
How I Stayed Out of a Gang When My Dad Was Arrested
Selling drugs seemed like such an easy way to help your family with money. But I was small for my age and feared getting "jumped" as part of gang initiations.
Want to Escape a Criminal Past? Move to Alaska (Like I Did)
After I left prison, nobody would hire me. So I threw a dart at a map and wound up moving north.
J.T. Perkins III
When a Drug Conviction Lands You on the Sex-Offender Registry
A strange law in Kansas means a history of drug offenses gets people lumped in with a very different kind of criminal.
We Were Wrongfully Convicted of Killing Cops and Now We're Married
From sentenced to death for crimes we didn't commit to 'Til Death Do Us Part.
Working in the Prison System Took Over My Life
If you don't learn how to turn it off, the job can destroy you.
Why Did America's Execution Machine Slow Down?
A new book explores the slow demise of the ultimate punishment in a country that has a history of celebrating it.
Viral Sleuthing Could Make It Harder to Prosecute White Supremacists
An internet posse can help police find suspects, but also give defense lawyers a way to argue a case is tainted.
These Are the Seven Men Arkansas Plans to Kill Over 11 Days
Why the hurry? Expiring execution drugs.
Trump Wants Cops to Confiscate More Stuff
After joking about ruining a state senator's career, Trump encouraged cops and prosecutors to seize assets.
The 'To Catch a Predator' Guy Has a New Show and No Regrets
Chris Hansen has taken some flak for his aggressive anti-pedophile tactics, but he's not backing down.
How Obama Disappointed on the Death Penalty
Two commutations this week was less than many people hoped for.