criminal justice

After an Indian woman tried to report her assault to police, her attackers set her on fire

In India, reporting sexual assault can result in being ignored, harassed or worse

A mother is being charged for the death of her son, who drowned in a flood. The NAACP says the case smacks of racism.

Dazia Lee lost her 1-year-old son when she thought the worst of Hurricane Florence was over

Utah refused to prosecute four sexual assault cases. So the women are taking matters into their own hands.

If their lawsuit succeeds, the ruling will create a blueprint for other states

Mollie Tibbetts went missing in Iowa. Now her death is at the center of the immigration debate.

Police have charged Cristhian Rivera, a Mexican national and farmworker

Saudi Arabia seeking first death penalty for female activist, rights groups say

Israa al-Ghomgham was arrested in 2015

A Texas jury convicted this former doctor of raping a patient, but he won’t serve jail time

A jury sentenced him to 10 years probation

South Fulton, Ga., put black women in charge of its legal system. Here’s how they’re approaching crime.

They hope their approaches to criminal justice exhibit ‘empathy’

A Sudanese teenager was facing the death penalty for killing her husband. A court has lightened her sentence.

She fatally stabbed her husband when he tried to rape her

Brandon Teena was murdered 25 years ago. Why the journalist who wrote about it is apologizing today.

Donna Minkowitz’s reporting approached the story with bias