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.
Rodney Roberts agreed to plead guilty to a crime he didn’t commit, convinced that his only other option was life in prison. His 18-year journey to exoneration highlights what can go wrong in plea agreements.
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A new study found that being incarcerated before trial significantly increases the likelihood of being convicted.
Defendants who can’t make bail are more likely to be convicted and less likely to receive favorable plea deals.
Rodney Roberts copped a bad plea deal. Follow his story step by step on Instagram.
The Freedom from Religion Foundation argued that a Texas judge’s courtroom prayers violated the separation of church and state, but the state attorney general has affirmed the practice.
A reporter’s inside account of the arduous process of seeking justice in her own childhood sexual abuse case exposes discrepancies in prosecutors’ responses and spotlights a lack of accountability.
The Kentucky Supreme Court will consider whether juries must be diverse after a judge dismisses an all-white jury.
In 2014 alone, more than 284,000 cases of rape and sexual assault occurred among people 12 and older. Representatives of victim advocacy groups and la