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November 1, 2018
I Got A Life Sentence At 17. Then I Was Raped In Prison.
Even though my son was conceived in the most traumatic possible way, his birth was my saving grace.
Case in Point
September 11, 2017
Is There a Constitutional Right to Cash in on the Poor?
One Arkansas county takes on a private probation company.
April 27, 2017
Ledell Lee Never Had A Chance
He was the first man executed by Arkansas in nearly 12 years. Jurors never heard his story.
April 10, 2017
Here are the 7 men Arkansas plans to execute this month
The cases of the condemned capture much of the debate for and against the death penalty.
April 6, 2017
My Execution, 20 Days Away
In Arkansas, 8 men are scheduled to die by lethal injection this month.
August 8, 2016
Why is Arkansas Flailing in Juvenile Justice?
Blame the good guys.
November 10, 2015
Could Virtual OBGYN Services Help Stop Miscarriages? One Arkansas Jail Hopes So
Prodded by lawsuits, one jail moves to curb fetal deaths.
May 7, 2015
A (More or Less) Definitive Guide to Hillary Clinton’s Record on Law and Order
She was for reform before she was against it before she was for it.
April 16, 2015
Can You Go to Jail for Not Paying Rent?
Only in Arkansas. And a stealthy campaign is changing that.