Injustice Watch joined forces with other news organizations to examine why innocent people would plead guilty to crimes. At times, it is the logical choice.
A federal investigation revealed 8 Baltimore police officers were stealing from suspects, planting evidence. Most of their victims pleaded guilty. Many were not.
Did you or someone you know plead guilty to something you didn’t do? We want to hear about it.
The history of the capital punishment in America is littered with dubious milestones. Injustice Watch co-founder Rob Warden, together with attorney Daniel Lennard, chronicle that history, including instances of racism, of error, of torture, and more.
Tens of thousands of individuals have been victimized by perpetrators who would have been locked up had the criminal justice system worked properly, the authors’ research shows. The problem is not just the wrongful conviction, but also the wrongful liberty of the culprit.
Early morning returns offer hope: Voters appeared to favor judicial candidates without blemishes
Use this pocket version of our voter’s guide at the polls to find out information about your judicial candidates.
Jonathan Lubin, past chairman of the evaluation committee for the Decalogue Society, offers a commentary describing the arduous process that groups go through to be fair and accurate in their assessments of each judicial candidate.
Our guide to the Cook County judicial candidates running for seats in the 4th subcircuit.