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In Some Cases of Elder Abuse, Banks Facilitated Financial Exploitation

Legal guardians appointed for the elderly don’t always have their wards’ interests in mind and are able to steal thousands with the support of judicial and economic systems. 

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Let’s Put Prison Sentences on Probation

Judges share the blame for America’s burgeoning imprisoned population. They seem to have missed the movement against mass incarceration.

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Texas Death Row Inmate: ‘Slavery’ Endures in Jails Around America

In what he says may be his “final statement on Earth,” Texas death row inmate Ray Jasper offers a plainly devastating take on the American judicial system and on Texas’ bizarre law of parties, which allows the state to execute him even though he didn’t commit murder.

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Incentives Often Skew Justice in the American Courts, Study Finds

In a disturbing new report, two academics argue that incentives—from career gains to lab test payments—may be leading to high numbers of false convictions in American courts. They call for more study, but also for a systemic overhaul.

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