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September 26, 2018
Lawyer Accused of Preying on Vulnerable Clients
The North Carolina bar says he fleeced two mentally disabled brothers.
October 24, 2017
Innocent, Disabled and Vulnerable
A judge protects an exonerated man from his lawyer.
Case in Point
September 22, 2016
Is a Life in Solitary “Cruel and Unusual?”
In Pennsylvania, the heart of solitary confinement reform, an intellectually disabled inmate says he’s been held in wretched isolation for 36 years.
November 18, 2015
Five Things Wrong With Georgia’s Death Penalty
On the eve of the next execution, a look at the state’s history of bad lawyering and faulty evidence.
Sara J. Totonchi
July 27, 2015
Would the Founders have protected people we execute now?
June 2, 2015
Diary of a Madman?
A psychiatrist analyzes the notebook of James Holmes.
January 14, 2015
NYC Declares an End to Solitary for Inmates Under 21
Now comes the hard part.