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Criminal Justice System

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Using a hammer as a weapon, a "complete stranger" with no significant criminal history allegedly chose a family at random and attacked them in their home, killing a woman and her daughter, in a brutal crime that left investigators both baffled and ag

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Andy Worthington is a superb reporter who has specialized in providing the facts of the US government’s illegal abuse of “detainees,” against whom no evidence exists.

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Connecticut abolished the death penalty on Wednesday, but the repeal will not affect 11 people still on death row, including two men convicted over a gruesome 2007 “home invasion” attack.

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A military judge refused on Wednesday to dismiss the charges against an Army private accused in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history. Army Col. Denise Lind denied the defense motion during a pretrial hearing at Fort Meade in the

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"Don't use pepper spray," [the cop] told the Zimmermans, according to a friend. "It'll take two or three seconds to take effect, but a quarter second for the dog [a pit bul] to jump you," he said. "Get a gun."

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The Nation

By the time John McClellan Jr. was found dead inside Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Cresson last May, he had long been categorized as “special needs” for his history of addiction and mental instability. Yet prisoners and staff

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New York Times

Because Mr. Mehanna’s conviction was based largely on things he said, wrote and translated. Yet that speech was not prosecuted according to incitement to “imminent lawless action” but intent to support a foreign terrorist organization.

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A 2007 Newsweek cover featuring the former presidential candidate could prove key in helping Edwards’s team discredit the government’s star witness.

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New York Post

In a dramatic courtroom appearance, George Zimmerman took the stand at his own bail hearing today and apologized to Trayvon Martin's family, saying he was "sorry" for the shooting as a judge set bail at $150,000. Zimmerman will not be immediately

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Cristian Fernandez has been incarcerated since March of 2011. He faces two separate trials – one of which carries a mandatory life without parole sentence if he is convicted. Cristian was barely twelve when he was arrested