A federal suit claims an Oklahoma company extorts thousands of people too poor to pay their court debts, without hearings required by law.
Reveal and The Atlantic will team up for a forum on Oklahoma’s female incarceration rate, the highest in the U.S.
Diversion programs administered by CorrectiveSolutions, a for-profit company dogged for years by consumer rights litigation, often have left out those they were designed to help.
We’re collecting the best reporting on growing inequality in America’s state courts.
New Mexicans overwhelmingly voted to limit the role of money in judges’ decisions about which defendants stay locked up and which go free before trial.
On Nov. 8, New Mexicans will vote on a constitutional amendment to overhaul the use of money bail in the state.
We begin an occasional series we’re calling And Justice for Some – an investigation into how the courts treat people differently.
The Kentucky Supreme Court will consider whether juries must be diverse after a judge dismisses an all-white jury.
Before Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was in the national spotlight for the recent killings of Alton Sterling and three police officers, it was the city’s court system that was at the center of a prolonged battle over race.
It takes a lot for a judge to get publicly disciplined once, let alone twice. But at least five judges across Louisiana have violated their oaths repeatedly and abused their judicial authority.