Criminal Justice

Culture

True Crime Podcast 'Conviction' Investigates a Vigilante Private Eye

Manuel Gomez made it his mission to take down dirty cops. But is he protecting the innocent or out for revenge?
Kara Weisenstein
1.24.19
prison reform

The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think

How it's become an agency of social control.
Seth Ferranti
1.14.19
extremism

How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon

Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
Mark Hay
1.10.19
Drugs

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation

Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Jack Dodson
1.7.19
crime

A Woman Went to Prison After Her Baby's Dad Was Accused of Child Abuse

"I gotta be strong for my babies," she said from jail.
Roxanna Asgarian
12.19.18
true crime

This Jail Is Accused of Favoring Christians Who Agree to Live in 'God Pod'

Muslim prisoners, meanwhile, say they were starved during Ramadan and deprived of religious texts.
Kira Lerner
12.10.18
Criminal Justice

What Inmates Are Saying About Trump's Plan to Shorten Prison Sentences

“They give us hope and they take it away.”
Seth Ferranti
11.27.18
Criminal Justice

Florida Is About to Find Out What Happens When Ex-Prisoners Vote

A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.
Jennifer Rae Taylor
11.7.18
true crime

Should People Have Called the Cops Over Cesar Sayoc's MAGA Van?

Last week's arrest of the 56-year-old Republican for allegedly mailing pipe bombs to Trump critics makes you wonder.
Francisco Alvarado
10.31.18
true crime

How to Stop Dirty Cops from Putting Innocent People in Prison

Information about bad cops' career histories can help everyone from lawyers to the public know who to watch out for.
Alison Flowers
10.29.18
true crime

How Men in Prison Reacted to Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

"The hypocrisy in this country, and in our leaders, is astounding."
Seth Ferranti
10.16.18
true crime

What Happens When Your Dad Raises Your Whole Family to Be Criminals

"Rooster Bogle would take his sons out once a week or so to visit a prison near Salem, Oregon where they lived and say, 'Look carefully, boys, because when you grow up, this is where you're going to live.'"
Seth Ferranti
10.9.18
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