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Date Time August 09, 2019, 10:44
A young black football player was arrested after claiming ‘cocaine’ on his car was bird poop. It was bird poop.
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Date Time August 09, 2019, 06:00
How much interaction should we allow between forensics analysts and law enforcement?
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Date Time August 07, 2019, 09:00
Is an adversarial justice system compatible with good science?
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Date Time August 06, 2019, 12:55
How do we reconcile law and science?
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Date Time July 30, 2019, 14:46
Federal appeals court criticizes SWAT teams who ‘flash-bang first, ask questions later’
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Date Time July 16, 2019, 07:00
How much should juries rely on expert testimony?
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Date Time July 10, 2019, 09:41
In this Louisiana courtroom, statistically improbable jury pools give prosecutors an advantage
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Date Time June 20, 2019, 07:00
We need to fix forensics. But how?
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Date Time June 11, 2019, 08:00
Study: Civil asset forfeiture doesn’t discourage drug use or help police solve crimes
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Date Time June 04, 2019, 12:15
Another ‘excuse’ for police bias bites the dust
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Date Time May 23, 2019, 11:35
New York’s crushing parole system snags an activist, deacon and mentor
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Date Time May 20, 2019, 15:12
A death penalty case shows the absurdity of the worst crime bill from the ’90s
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Date Time May 14, 2019, 10:52
Houston’s drug-raid scandal grows
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Date Time May 01, 2019, 14:58
Here are 20 criminal-justice and civil liberties questions for the 2020 contenders
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Date Time April 18, 2019, 11:48
When the government persecutes you, then forbids you from talking about it
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Date Time April 09, 2019, 06:00
21 more studies showing racial disparities in the criminal justice system
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Date Time April 02, 2019, 15:27
Journalists need to stop enabling junk forensics
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Date Time March 28, 2019, 10:12
What else is the NYPD hiding?
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Date Time March 21, 2019, 18:20
The Curtis Flowers case shows why diverse juries matter
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Date Time March 13, 2019, 13:03
For immigration opponents, any old argument will do
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Date Time March 08, 2019, 12:52
What the new Amazon doc about Lorena Bobbitt gets wrong about prosecutors
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Date Time March 08, 2019, 12:04
Another Little Rock police officer kills a man in a moving car
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Date Time February 26, 2019, 10:01
Internal memo suggests Little Rock police serve every search warrant with a SWAT team
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Date Time February 19, 2019, 14:10
Virginia legislators claimed a bill to allow appeals from people convicted by junk science was too expensive
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Date Time February 14, 2019, 13:57
Appeals court throws out lawsuit against the Little Rock Police Department
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Date Time February 11, 2019, 12:57
A fatal Houston drug raid is a familiar story of needless violence, death and destruction
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Date Time February 04, 2019, 20:35
The Supreme Court’s ‘alternative facts’ about drug-sniffing dogs
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Date Time January 31, 2019, 15:40
The criminal justice system also has an ‘alternative facts’ problem
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Date Time January 28, 2019, 06:01
The Trump administration gave up on federal oversight of police agencies — just as it was starting to work
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Date Time December 28, 2018, 16:07
Boston’s first black woman prosecutor has yet to take office, but she’s already facing an ethics complaint
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Date Time December 21, 2018, 13:52
It shouldn’t be routine for cops to consult with medical examiners
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Date Time December 20, 2018, 11:59
Lunch links: Murder rate in large cities expected to fall
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Date Time December 19, 2018, 15:53
Syracuse man subjected to anal cavity search for drugs, then hit with hospital bill
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Date Time December 17, 2018, 14:51
A reformer won the election for St. Louis County DA. But his future subordinates might join the police union.
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Date Time December 13, 2018, 11:07
Lunch links: The state of criminal-justice reform
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Date Time December 10, 2018, 19:27
Let’s stop pretending that Trump cares about criminal-justice reform
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Date Time December 05, 2018, 11:26
Police reformer Frank Scott is Little Rock’s first elected black mayor
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Date Time November 30, 2018, 12:38
Little Rock man who exposed illegal police raids faces felony charges after fleeing arrest
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Date Time November 16, 2018, 09:24
Morning links: Two-year investigation reveals depth, breadth of misconduct at Chicago PD
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Date Time November 12, 2018, 19:18
Jeff Sessions, the doughty bigot
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Date Time October 29, 2018, 11:19
Lunch links: The annual Halloween sex-offender panic
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Date Time October 19, 2018, 16:27
How Little Rock’s illegal police raids validate the Exclusionary Rule
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Date Time October 14, 2018, 14:42
Little Rock’s dangerous and illegal drug war
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Date Time October 05, 2018, 13:23
Georgia’s privatized probation and parole system isn’t working
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Date Time October 01, 2018, 12:36
Afternoon links: Federal appeals court says prosecutors can withhold evidence of innocence before a plea bargain
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Date Time September 19, 2018, 14:14
The murder evidence evaporated, but Jeffrey Havard still sits in a Mississippi prison
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Date Time September 18, 2018, 08:00
There’s overwhelming evidence that the criminal-justice system is racist. Here’s the proof.
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Date Time September 14, 2018, 11:22
Early-afternoon links: The coming fight against qualified immunity
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Date Time September 10, 2018, 11:46
Report: Wrongful convictions have stolen at least 20,000 years from innocent defendants
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Date Time September 06, 2018, 14:33
10 questions for Brett Kavanaugh
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