Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.
A Black Illinois woman with felony firearm charges after she fired shots to ward off a gunman who killed her fiancé and the father of her two children.
Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja, who killed Corey Jones as he waited for roadside assistance, was still on probation and therefore unqualified for undercover surveillance work.
In a page ripped from a Hollywood film about a broken criminal justice system, a judge in Marion, Alabama is under fire for ordering poor offenders to donate blood or go to jail.
The Department of Justice is preparing to release about 6,000 nonviolent inmates from federal prison at the end of the month.
The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates is back with a probing analysis titled "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration."