criminal justice

What the victims of the country’s most prolific serial killer had in common

This week, the FBI announced that Samuel Little confessed to 93 murders spanning 35 years

Amber Guyger, off-duty police officer who killed an unarmed black man, found guilty of murder

The shooting touched off days of protests in Dallas and demands for police reform

In ‘Know My Name,’ Chanel Miller conveys the horror of sexual assault — and the failures of the criminal justice system

Earlier this month, Miller identified herself beyond ‘Emily Doe,’ as she was known in her 2016 sexual assault case against Brock Turner

A 6-year-old girl threw a tantrum in class. Then she was arrested.

In recent years, criminal justice advocates have raised concerns that in-school officers often criminalize common student misbehavior

An inmate screamed for help. Then she gave birth in her cell alone with no medical supervision, a lawsuit alleges.

‘That pain was indescribable, and what hurts me more though is the fact that nobody cared,’ Diana Sanchez said last year

‘I will not stop fighting’: 15 Jeffrey Epstein victims speak out in court

The women would have preferred a trial, but instead got a three-hour hearing

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