Crime
Dec. 19 2012 3:03 PMWe Should Cover Stories Like Newtown With a Press PoolIt would be more efficient, nuanced, and sensitive. And everyone—especially those touched by tragedy—deserves better.
Aug. 10 2012 5:26 PMHow Do We Stop the Next Aurora?We need a mental health system that helps men like James Holmes—and Jared Loughner, and Seung-Hui Cho—before it’s too late.
June 5 2012 3:34 PMNameless VictimsThe witnesses against Jerry Sandusky shouldn’t be outed against their will.
May 16 2012 4:51 PMNot Every Schoolboy’s FantasyArizona teacher Gabriela Compton sexually abused two teenage boys. Why did she get off with a slap on the wrist?
May 8 2012 6:15 PMThe Crackdown on the Kosher KingNo one is saying Sholom Rubashkin was a good guy. But did the government and the judge go too far in bringing him to justice?
April 18 2012 4:56 PMPlaying Dirty in the Big EasyNew Orleans prosecutors have a checkered history of trying to win-at-all-cost. Now a couple lawyers are trying to hold them accountable.
April 9 2012 6:45 PMTrayvon in Tulsa?Parsing the uncomfortable connections between last week’s Oklahoma killings and the death of Trayvon Martin.
April 6 2012 4:08 PMJerry Brown Shows Mercy to Shirley Ree SmithThe governor does the right thing in a doubly tragic shaken baby case.
March 26 2012 6:00 PMCan We Trust the Cops’ New Account of Trayvon Martin’s Killing?Not as long as they rely on leaks and unnamed witnesses.
March 19 2012 5:29 PMWhy Trayvon Martin’s Killer Remains FreeFlorida’s self-defense laws have left Florida safe for no one—except those who shoot first.
March 14 2012 4:19 PMAre Innocent Parents Being Prosecuted for Killing Their Babies?The doctor who came up with “shaken-baby syndrome” thinks so.
Feb. 23 2012 8:28 PMInside the Jury That Convicted UVA Student George Huguely of MurderThe forewoman of the jury tells how they reached their verdict.
Feb. 16 2012 6:53 PMWhy Chris Brown Is Even Worse Than You ThoughtHe not only beats women—he makes a conscious choice to beat women.
Oct. 5 2011 2:59 PMIs There an “Obama Effect” on Crime?A surprising new theory for the continuing crime decline among black Americans.
June 6 2011 11:00 AMTricky DickWas Anthony Weiner's Twitter account hacked? The evidence for and against.
Dec. 19 2012 1:24 PMFatally FlawedJeffrey MacDonald might have killed his family—but we don’t know for sure.
June 14 2012 6:28 PMJerry Sandusky Should Plead Guilty This MinuteThe ex-Penn State coach’s sexual abuse trial needs to end right now.
May 21 2012 4:22 PMThe Merciful End to the Trial of Dharun RaviThe judge came to the correct verdict in this incredibly sad case.
May 11 2012 2:40 PMTexas Wants To Drug a Prisoner So They Can Kill HimIt’s a macabre spectacle, and it should be stopped.
May 4 2012 1:22 PMThe Sarah Palin Defense StrategyGeorge Zimmerman’s lawyer is using social media like a pro.
April 11 2012 4:39 PMGeorge Zimmerman Needs a Good LawyerNo matter whose side you’re on, you should be troubled by the shocking behavior of Zimmerman’s former attorneys.
April 6 2012 6:00 PMWhere Were You When Trayvon Was Killed?Two witnesses explain what they saw that night.
April 2 2012 4:55 PMIf George Zimmerman Were on TrialWhich evidence about the shooting of Trayvon Martin could a jury hear?
March 22 2012 2:10 PMWhat if Trayvon Martin Was the One Acting in Self-Defense?There are plenty of reasons to believe his killer isn’t telling the truth.
March 16 2012 1:13 PMDharun Ravi Found GuiltyInterpreting the verdict in the Rutgers webcam-spying case.
March 13 2012 4:43 PMShould Dharun Ravi Have Testified?The defendant in the Rutgers webcam spying trial didn’t take the stand. Was that a mistake?
Feb. 22 2012 6:11 PMShame on You!When is it OK to humiliate thieves, drunk drivers, or Wall Street fat cats?
Feb. 14 2012 5:31 PMDharun Ravi Should Cut a DealWe may never know why Tyler Clementi jumped off the GW Bridge. Next week’s trial of his roommate won’t offer any answers either.
Sept. 22 2011 6:13 PMCould Riots Happen Here?Violent unrest has swept Europe and the Middle East. Is America next?
May 25 2011 6:01 PMRepeat OffendersAmerica's Most Wanted and the weird practice of crime re-enactments.

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