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The System November 4, 2020
“We put together the most cumbersome and expensive trial system that the world has ever seen, and then we decided we can’t do it for all but a tiny, tiny portion of people.”
Feature July 12, 2020
Richard Midkiff spent 23 years behind bars. A dispute over his decades-old plea deal could send him back for 15 more.
News July 2, 2019
Lawmakers cut criminal sentences; some DAs push back using plea deals.
News April 1, 2019
Prosecutors will be required to turn over information to the defense much earlier in a criminal case, among other changes.
Commentary October 23, 2017
New research finds that prosecutors give white defendants better deals than black defendants.
Commentary December 26, 2014
It’s up to judges to restore balance