A federal court enjoined much of a Texas law that punished officials who dared “endorse” the view that its provisions were harmful to public safety.
The average prisoner has neither the power to compel transportation to court nor the money to hire an attorney. But one Chicago court may have found a fix.
Members of a House committee expressed their concerns over a recent report revealing holes in how the agency turns over unused military gear to law enforcement.
To combat crime on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, the tribe is considering partnering with area law enforcement. But the proposal would need to overcome members’ wariness of state encroachment on their sovereignty.
The question is proving difficult for police, and the courts, to answer.
Defenders of Trump’s choice for attorney general have cited an Alabama lynching case as evidence of his commitment to racial equality. The real story is more complicated.
Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016, when longstanding tensions over race and identity erupted into conflict.
Amid continued accusations of police misconduct, the force must contend with a digital rehashing of a sordid chapter in its history.
A new program might signal the feds’ readiness to get more involved in local policing practices.
Two sets of data out this week poke holes in the popular theory.
It might be making neighborhoods less safe.
Homicides are up nationally, along with other violent crimes—and a close look at San Antonio provides some context.
A new book highlights the need for prophetic voices in a time of racial violence.
Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby faces a minimum of four years in prison if she’s convicted in the death of the unarmed black man.
Yet there’s still a great deal we don’t know about Latinos and the criminal justice system.
I think this day, 52 days before the election, is one that people will look back on. At his press…
The agreement, if approved, would require reforms of the Texas state police and the jails in Waller County, where she died in 2015.
A grand jury will decide whether officers should be charged for lying about the October 2014 death of a 17-year-old.
On the anniversary of the notorious prison uprising, inmates in Alabama and Texas facilities decry living and working conditions in today’s penitentiaries and call on other incarcerated people to do the same.
When workers own shares of their companies’ stock, business is better, pay is higher, and job satisfaction soars.