criminal justice

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged co-conspirator, lived a quiet life in a seaside town in New England, neighbors say

She went by 'G' rather than her distinctive first name, according to neighbors, and kept largely to herself

Epstein’s death has far-reaching legal consequences, despite the fact that his criminal case will be dismissed

According to court documents, Epstein’s alleged crimes were enabled by a vast conspiracy of facilitators and recruiters

After Epstein’s death, is Ghislaine Maxwell now prosecutors’ target?

Epstein’s accusers call her his protector and procurer

Her rape kit sat untested for over 20 years. She’s fighting to make sure that stops happening — and her efforts are paying off.

Since 2005, Lavinia Masters has been working to change laws in Texas surrounding the rape kit backlog

Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life for killing a man when she was a teenager, is released from prison after 15 years

Her case drew national attention and support from celebrities including Rihanna and Kim Kardashian

At the second Democratic debate, candidates attacked Kamala Harris. Her line of defense? ‘You’re wrong.’

The senator’s response was that her opponents were not telling the truth — even if they were

‘Orange Is the New Black’ is coming to an end. But we must continue to address the issues facing real women in prison.

Piper Kerman on how women are struggling to survive in a system built for men

These women spent years in prison. Here are their biggest challenges — and triumphs — since coming home.

‘I don’t think people understand that when they say [criminal records are] forever, they really are forever’

He was sent to prison based on a decades-old rape kit. Then his high school girlfriend saw an old photo.

A private investigator tracked down the image and showed it to his former girlfriend, the victim

In male-dominated Afghanistan, many women feel they’ve been treated unfairly by the judicial system

Court decisions here reflect cultural norms as well as the law, and most judges and prosecutors are men