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April 20, 2018
A Lawyer Who Helped an Exoneree Blow Through $750,000 Is Under Investigation
The North Carolina State Bar probes Patrick Megaro.
August 16, 2016
What the DOJ’s Report on Baltimore Teaches Us About Cops, Sex Workers, and Corruption
A look inside a culture of pervasive misconduct.
Case in Point
August 15, 2016
The Case of the Do-Nothing Judge
Suppose a judge decides not to decide. For five years.
July 15, 2016
Dallas’s Deputy Chief on Race, Despair, and Learning from Police Shootings
“My life has to matter, too.”
Corey G. Johnson
March 8, 2016
Death by Indifference
Remembering Robert Knott, a case the Justice Department would rather you forget
February 25, 2016
What It’s Like to Be Gay in Prison
When the people in charge are homophobic.
Corbett J. Yost
May 19, 2015
ATF’s Greatest Hits
Is it time to dismantle the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives?
February 4, 2015
When Police Go Rogue on Facebook
And you thought it was only teenagers...
December 10, 2014
What Can You Do With a Drunken Lawyer?
Not much. Which may be why Robert Holsey is dead.
November 16, 2014
Death by Deadline, Part Two
When lawyers stumble, only their clients fall.