Justice System

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Joseph Sledge became a free man on Friday after a three-judge panel declared him innocent of a 1976 murder for which he had been convicted. Seventy-year-old Sledge , who always maintained his innocence, had already spent 37 years behind bars. As WRAL reported : "Last month, the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission recommended the case of...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In a decision human rights activists are welcoming as a victory for justice, a...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Five years after the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision helped unleash...