The Innocence Project released a report Tuesday alleging that prosecutors across the country are almost never punished when they withhold evidence or commit other forms of misconduct that land innocent people in prison.
Several fatal shootings by police around the U.S. are being ruled as "suicides by cop." Are officials too eager to explain away the use of deadly force?
A wrongly convicted Brooklyn man will receive millions in compensation from New York City, but that doesn’t address the broader lack of consequences when prosecutors abuse their power.
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.
People close to the case are claiming that AIG executive Joseph Cassano will not face federal charges related to allegations that he misled investors over the company's handling of mortgage-related securities prior to the economic crash and subsequent Wall Street bailout.
Continuing investigation of the 2006 firings of nine federal prosecutors has uncovered new leads that directly involve White House staff and lawyers in the scandal. The unsurprising kicker is that Bush administration officials refuse to talk further about their role in the firings, and key documents have been redacted to a level "virtually worthless as an investigative tool."