“Stop and frisk” isn’t just a reality in New York City. New data shows how police target African Americans on highways across America.
Law and Justice
What happened to Jamie Leigh Jones in Iraq?
Why introspection was too dangerous for Washington’s bravest sleuth.
Meet the con artists who “help” immigrants with their visa problems—and who will get rich if Congress passes a “tough” immigration reform bill.
Why are U.S. Border Patrol agents shooting into Mexico and killing innocent civilians?
The ever-diminishing advantages of a career in the law versus the undiminished enthusiasm of law schools to mint new attorneys.
Even if every convict were rightly sentenced, America’s vast, racially skewed incarceration system would still be morally indefensible.
African Americans suffer from high rates of incarceration and crime. Here’s how to drastically reduce both.
How racial prejudice in America has changed in the last sixty years.
Right-wing operatives have decided that prisons are a lot like schools: hugely expensive, inefficient, and in need of root-and-branch reform. Is this how progress will happen in a hyper-polarized world?