In "preparation" for school shootings, local officials are staging faux, sometimes unannounced massacres, complete with guns, blood, and corpses
Plus: Appeals court shakes up insider trading prosecution, Wisconsin revises solitary confinement rules, sowing crime fears in judicial elections.
In the face of mounting evidence that the criminal justice system is broken, some counties, states push ahead with the death penalty
Plus: Uncovering what grand jurors were told about Eric Garner, prosecutors are losing public trust, and where atheists still can't run for office.
The dangerous practice of letting cops think they're above the law.
Plus: Remembering Dollree Mapp, a rare sober and fact-based treatment of the campus rape issue, and making cops themselves live by the "broken windows" model.
Divergent views from a critic, a supporter and a famous whistleblower.
Plus: St. Louis County prosecutor did not release all the grand jury evidence in the Michael Brown shooting, questions about the head of Obama's policing commission, and the Justice Department issues new profiling restrictions.
Plus: NYPD cop who texted union rep as Akai Gurley lay dying, ACLU finds lack of due process at immigration hearings, and a better way to investigate abusive cops