We travel from Liberty Island to the U.S.-Mexico border to discover how the end of Reconstruction and America’s present-day immigration crisis are inextricably bound.
Rights & Liberties
A Canadian Energy Company Bought an Oregon Sheriff’s Unit
DHS listed activists engaged in non-violent civil disobedience targeting oil industry alongside white supremacists in documents.
Under Obama, Newark promised to reform its force. Is the Trump administration failing to follow up?
Even after a major class action suit required Illinois to revamp its prison healthcare system, doctors whose alleged neglect resulted in major injury or death still remain on the prison system payroll.
Why St. Louis’ Real Time Crime Center protects businesses before people.
The Marshals Service has failed to make sure its detainees are held in safe conditions—even after hundreds of people have died on its watch.
They’re supposed to safeguard pretrial detainees. But America’s oldest law enforcement agency is suffering from a massive dereliction of duty.
While serving a three-year sentence in an Arizona prison that contracts with a private health care company, Mariam Abdullah was diagnosed with mental illnesses.
New documents offer a window into the ideology of a conservative legal powerhouse that enjoys unprecedented influence in Washington.
Protesters were characterized as a threat to national security in what one calls an attempt to criminalize their actions.
Mariam Abdullah died by suicide after the teen spent much of the final two years of her life in solitary confinement.
Inside India’s sham trials that could strip millions of citizenship.
It’s not just at Guantánamo. In a supermax facility on US soil, inmates are force fed — and barred from sharing their stories. An inmate breaks his silence for the first time.
In grieving Parkland, there’s a fight ripping the community apart. And it has nothing to do with gun control.
IBM partnered with Philippine law enforcement despite evidence of police complicity in death squads.
A burgeoning alliance with Europe’s far right is radically altering the Christian right’s view of American democracy.
Throughout the country parents of children with severe mental illness feel pressured to give up custody to obtain treatment
The pursuit of justice drives two men to fight each other in the courts and on the streets of New York.
Are St. Louis police following their own rules to protect citizens’ privacy?