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Andrew Cohen examines a single case or character that sheds light on the criminal justice system.
Case in Point April 17
A South Dakota case reflects the national debate on whether execution should be banned for the mentally ill.
Case in Point March 18
North Carolina judge denies testing in a 1992 murder case, but lawyers want shell casings examined.
Case in Point February 28
A capital case in Alabama raises the question: are you entitled to a conflict-free lawyer?
Case in Point February 13
A California court case could unravel decades of police secrecy.
Case in Point August 6, 2018
An inmate tests a new patch of constitutional ground.
Case in Point July 23, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh and the case of Gregory “Boy Boy” Bell
Case in Point June 11, 2018
His defenders say yes. South Dakota says no. The Supreme Court may soon weigh in.
Case in Point May 21, 2018
After 22 years, Manuel Herrera discovers that it’s complicated.
Case in Point May 6, 2018
Prosecutors stacked the deck. Forty-one years later, that may be enough to free Johnny Gates.
Case in Point April 16, 2018
The Corey Williams case comes close.