Justice System

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Wesley Bell speaks during the dedication of a new community empowerment center in Ferguson, Missouri.
"We can't fundamentally reform our criminal justice system if we don't change our criminal prosecutors, and that's exactly what St. Louis County is poised to do."
Julia Conley, staff writer
A study by professors at Harvard University found that Republican-appointed judges give black defendents longer sentences than those appointed by Democrats.
As Trump makes judicial appointments at breakneck speed, Harvard research...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Kyle Duncan speaking on Nov. 29, 2017 to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination by President Donald Trump to be judge of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. (Photo: CSPAN)
"Time and again, Mr. Duncan has been on the wrong side of justice," says Sen...