State Attorney General Letitia James, whose office took over the prosecution and impaneled a grand jury, said “the criminal justice system is badly in need of reform.”
A former undercover police officer left a note alleging that he assisted the NYPD and FBI in the murder of Malcolm X.
Prosecutors want President Joe Biden to commute the sentences of those on federal death row and end capital punishment once and for all.
Criminal justice reform advocates want more "background diversity" when President-elect Joe Biden makes his picks for federal judges.
Brandon Bernard has been executed at age 40, despite opposition from the same jurors who sentenced him to death and the prosecutor who defended his death sentence.
Critics of Prop 25 raised concerns that the bail system’s replacement could still perpetuate racial discrimination.
Four states — Arizona, New Jersey, South Dakota and Montana — just legalized recreational cannabis. Mississippi voted to legalize medicinal marijuana.
“The criminal justice system is a pipeline, and it has leaks all along the way,” Dr. Mary Koss told HuffPost.
"That's the way it has to be," Trump said after U.S. marshals killed a man suspected in a deadly shooting in Portland, Oregon, last month.
The attorney general dismissed the idea of systemic racism in the justice system and claimed Jacob Blake was armed when police shot him.