The sentence for Walter Scott's killer shows only that under near-perfect circumstances, a police officer can sometimes be held accountable for an unjust shooting.

  • Dec 8, 2017

When people don't trust the police, murders go unsolved.

  • Dec 7, 2017

Plus: Atlanta cops ticket people for feeding the homeless; Ohio cops Tase and pepper-spray motorist after mistaking colostomy bag for a gun; Colorado court upholds free-speech right to advocate for jury nullification.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Encouraging court rulings in Michigan and Florida, while a couple in Pennsylvania sue after a botched pot raid.

  • Dec 4, 2017

The legislature takes aim at judges who waive fines and court fees for low-income people.

  • Nov 30, 2017

Plus: Trump judicial nominee wants to shoot death row inmates, Libyan government cites Trump tweet to undermine slavery report and a jaw-dropping DOJ reversal on illegally long sentences

  • Nov 29, 2017

Plus: Mom charged with felony for attempt to record bullying, SCOTUS to hear big cellphone privacy case, NYPD cops tried to intimidate teen accusing other NYPD cops of rape.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Justice Scott Crichton just recused himself from a death penalty case. He may be asked to do so again.

  • Nov 22, 2017

Police militarization affects everyone. But government officials try to dismiss critics by tying them to right-wing extremism.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Police chief’s “forceful and serious tone” convinces city council to nix plan to fire lying cops.

  • May 2, 2014
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