They’re supposed to safeguard pretrial detainees. But America’s oldest law enforcement agency is suffering from a massive dereliction of duty.
Rights & Liberties
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?
In the poorest congressional district in the country, where thousands of people are arrested each year, one former cop with a complicated past has made high-profile prosecutions fall apart.
Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect have been made against programs for people with developmental disabilities.
In Coconino County, relocating five polling places caused confusion this election cycle.
But in southern Brooklyn, they may have swung an election.
In Indian Country, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act may mean less voter access.
Whether they get translation services at the polls could swing 20 congressional races.
This is the story of how one immigration court in Texas has shut the door on those seeking refuge in America.