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Feature January 23
Meet Sheriff Michael Chitwood, a Yankee cop in good-ol’-boy territory.
Feature May 15, 2017
For the lives ruined, for justice denied, sorry.
News March 16, 2017
But the tough-on-crime establishment fights back.
Crime on the Ballot November 9, 2016
Reform-minded candidates unseat incumbents in some races.
Crime on the Ballot October 18, 2016
A battle in Tampa reflects a shift across the country.
Analysis October 14, 2016
The other quirk in the state’s death penalty system.
Life Inside July 21, 2016
“I’ve been called a persecutor and a sellout.”
Case in Point May 22, 2016
Someone else has confessed. The DNA evidence points elsewhere. What does it take to get off death row?
Life Inside March 17, 2016
Tales of the “pale, white-haired, geezer in a wheelchair.”
Analysis January 12, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court says state judges cannot sentence death without a jury’s mandate
News December 28, 2015
A 5-year turnaround is cited as a model of prevention.
Asked and Answered May 6, 2015
A 32-year-old woman on what it’s like being engaged to someone serving a life sentence, long-distance romantic gestures, and the cost of each visit.
Feature March 30, 2015
A closer look at the Sunshine State’s history of undercounting, or altogether ignoring, sexual abuse in its prisons.
News March 24, 2015
It’s Florida, hands down.
The Lowdown January 29, 2015
The many ways we recycle vacant prisons.
The Frame January 26, 2015
Photographer Sofia Valiente captures the lives of a community of sex offenders.
Commentary December 17, 2014
A close look at the L.A. County Jail settlement
Feature November 16, 2014
When lawyers stumble, only their clients fall.