Criminal Justice System

The “Race and Wrongful Convictions in the United States,” report was published Tuesday, and finds that Blacks are more likely than White Americans to be wrongly convicted of crimes they did not commit.

The 49ers quarterback donated his sneaker collection to orphanages and homeless shelters in the San Francisco Bay area.

Mainly White-dominated juries have decided police-involved shootings since August 2014. Whites tend to give law enforcement the benefit of any doubt.

A longtime Tennessee inmate is not truly free even though he was released from prison based on new DNA evidence. He's fighting for exoneration and a chance for compensation.

A DOJ study reveals that responding to domestic disputes accounts for most fatalities of police. This paints a different picture from the view that there's a war on cops.

Davontae Sanford, 23, who served close to nine years in prison for a quadruple homicide, left prison in Ionia, Michigan, Wednesday.

A ProPublica analysis of software widely used throughout the criminal justice system inaccurately predicts future criminal activity. It also uncovered a pattern of racial bias.

A Texas death row inmate has battled to get an appeal of his sentence over an expert witness who said Black people are dangerous. His problem is that his own lawyer retained the expert.

A 30-year law against repeat offenders in Louisiana can land one man life in prison.

In a trend that has increased over the years, the National Registry of Exonerations reported an astoundingly high amount of exonerations last year, chiefly among minorities.

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