In this week's episode, Japanese-American public defender Jeff Adachi tells how his family's past affects his present and reveals why he withdrew his support of California's new bail law.
The "Last Week Tonight" host outlines why "we need to find out who our district attorneys are and get a sense of the policies and priorities that they're carrying out where we live."
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.
Judges share the blame for America's burgeoning imprisoned population. They seem to have missed the movement against mass incarceration.
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.
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.