Leon Neyfakh
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Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

Crime
July 27 2016 1:08 AMA Powerful and Pragmatic Approach to Criminal Justice at the DNCThe Clinton campaign acknowledged the work of police—and the suffering of mothers who’ve lost children to violence.
The Slatest
July 26 2016 2:02 PMWhy These Mothers Who Lost Children to Police and Gun Violence Are Supporting Hillary Clinton
Crime
July 21 2016 11:03 PMDonald Trump Has Zero Ideas for How to Lower Crime RatesThat doesn’t mean he’s wrong about the troubling spike in violence in America’s cities.
Crime
July 21 2016 4:25 PMA Shocking Reminder of How Reliant Prosecutors Are on Plea Deals   A rogue lab technician in Massachusetts inadvertently shows how rare criminal trials are.
Crime
July 15 2016 12:35 PMWhat Is the Deal With Synthetic Marijuana?Everything you need to know about fake weed.
Trumpcast
July 11 2016 1:48 PMWhy Hillbillies Love TrumpBroken communities are finding solace in Trump’s campaign.
Trumpcast
July 8 2016 12:23 PMThe Moscow MuleThere’s a clear pattern of Putin supporting candidates that are exactly like Donald Trump.
Crime
July 7 2016 8:41 PMAre Black People at Risk When They Carry a Concealed Weapon?Here’s what three Minnesota gun instructors think.
The Slatest
July 7 2016 8:11 AMVideo Captures Aftermath of Police Shooting in Minnesota That Left Another Black Man Dead
The Slatest
July 6 2016 12:05 PMDepartment of Justice Will Lead Investigation Into Fatal Police Shooting of Alton Sterling
Trumpcast
July 1 2016 12:39 PMTrading PlacesA deep dive into the footnotes of Trump’s trade speech.
Crime
June 29 2016 3:45 PMThe Oakland Police Department Mess, ExplainedThree chiefs out in eight days. A sex scandal. A mysterious suicide. What in the name of the Bay Bridge is going on?
Trumpcast
June 28 2016 12:05 PMA Scottish GetawayTalking with Scottish comedian Janey Godley about the Donald’s weekend abroad.
Trumpcast
June 23 2016 11:46 AMNow Seeking DonationsWhat is the root of the Trump campaign’s money problems?
The Slatest
June 16 2016 12:18 PMWas Sen. Murphy Allowed to Pee During His Filibuster?
The Slatest
July 26 2016 9:14 PMWatch a Moving DNC Appearance by the Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, and Jordan Davis
Crime
July 22 2016 3:09 PMA Texas Prosecutor Jailed a Rape VictimTo ensure she’d testify against her attacker, the prosecutor locked up an innocent woman in a notoriously hellish jail.
Crime
July 21 2016 7:18 PMNorth Miami Cop Defense: He Was Trying to Protect the Man He ShotSo says the head of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association.
Crime
July 21 2016 11:18 AMCharles Kinsey Did Everything He Possibly Could Not to be Shot And the police shot him anyway.
The Slatest
July 11 2016 2:09 PMThe Baton Rouge DA Is Recusing Himself From the Alton Sterling Investigation. Why That’s Significant.
The Slatest
July 8 2016 2:25 PMAre Conservatives Coming to Terms With Racism in American Policing?
Crime
July 8 2016 12:10 PMA Police Department That’s Embraced ReformUnder Chief David Brown, the Dallas PD has made tremendous strides in curbing excessive force and reducing officer-involved shootings.
The Slatest
July 7 2016 11:44 AMNew Details on Minnesota Police Shooting as Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Speaks to Press
Trumpcast
July 6 2016 3:47 PMA Case of the TrumpsTalking with a psychotherapist about his patients’ Trump-based anxieties.
Crime
July 5 2016 5:49 AMWhatever Happened to Michael Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Crusade?It still exists—and it’s starting to work.
The Slatest
June 30 2016 1:57 PMAmerica’s “Deadliest Prosecutors” Are Very Passionate About Executing People
Trumpcast
June 28 2016 4:01 PMThe Talented Mr. MillerThere’s a young, articulate, and potentially even stranger individual than Donald Trump on the campaign trail.
The Slatest
June 23 2016 11:56 AMVan Driver in Freddie Gray Case Found Not Guilty of Murder
Trumpcast
June 21 2016 11:48 AMThe Campaign That Wasn’tTrump is missing a critical component of running for office—a campaign.
The Slatest
June 12 2016 2:33 PM15 Other Times President Obama Had to Address Mass Shootings During His Presidency

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