A bloodstain expert’s testimony helped put him in prison. But can forensic science be trusted?
Benjamine Spencer is the luckiest of the unlucky.
When one parent in a divorce has worked to prejudice the kids against the other parent, the last-ditch solution for some judges is to send the children to “reunification camp” with the mom or dad they can’t stand.
Misconduct in interrogations and trials has sent hundreds of innocent Black men to prison.
As the pandemic threatens the lives of those behind bars, the country must confront a system that has never had rehabilitation as its priority.
When the machinery of justice is halted abruptly, some of the people trapped inside are not supposed to be there at all.
Harvey Weinstein may be headed to prison, but few women will ever see their perpetrators brought to justice.
Permeating every moment of Harvey Weinstein’s trial is the disturbing history of sexual-assault prosecution in America.
New Trump-administration rules stand to block the public from knowing anything about the treatment of migrant children in America’s detention facilities.
Daniel Drill-Mellum assaulted multiple women before he faced any consequences for his actions. Why didn’t they come forward sooner?
What new research reveals about sexual predators, and why police fail to catch them
As long as there is easy access to guns, there’s no way parents, teachers, and other specialists can thwart every violent teenager.
The story of Benjamine Spencer shows a legal system that prefers naming someone guilty over figuring out who really is.
The second of three parts in our story about Benjamine Spencer, who’s spent most of his life in prison for a murder in Dallas
Benjamine Spencer has been in prison most of his life for a violent crime he may not have committed. But his guilt or innocence may no longer matter to the justice system.
Benjamine Spencer is serving a life sentence for a violent crime he insists he didn't commit. But he lacks biological evidence—and old-fashioned detective work may not be enough to clear his name.
The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.
What Obama can learn from Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush
A midlife career shift can be good for cognition, well-being, and even longevity.