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July 31, 2020
As More Federal Agents Enter American Cities, Local Leaders Can’t Keep Them In Line
Critics say mayors should be wary as the Justice Department expands law-enforcement task forces.
August 1, 2019
One Lawyer. Five Years. 3,802 Cases.
In Detroit, court-appointed lawyers for the poor are encouraged to take on large caseloads at the expense of their clients, a new report says.
April 14, 2015
One by a nervous kid. One by a self-styled hit man. A Detroit whodunnit.
February 25, 2015
A Boy Among Men
What happens when you throw a teenager into an adult prison? Guess.