This week’s roundup comes to you in three parts. First up, some housekeeping and personal news: First, I’m hoping to start a regular mailbag feature…
Rather than defend an indefensible murder, right-wing pundits have latched on to a narrative that's somehow even more appalling

January 2023

Police seem to be heroically rescuing baby ducks . . . pretty much everywhere
More evidence that our courts have failed to protect the Fourth Amendment
Here’s your roundup of criminal justice and civil liberties stories: Pittsburgh police chief says officers will continue to make trivial traffic stops…
His attack on a fellow justice wasn't just ugly and unprofessional, it calls into question his impartiality and fitness to serve on the court
Part two of a wide-ranging interview with longtime defense investigator Andrew Sowards

December 2022

Part one of a freewheeling interview with Andrew Sowards, a recently retired, longtime defense investigator who worked on death penalty cases
In a blow to reform efforts, Mayor Frank Scott promotes a longtime insider
Here’s your roundup for the week: NYPD will revamp its disciplinary procedures for cops, after the new commissioner said the current system is…
Probably not!
Here’s your latest roundup of criminal justice and civil liberties news: Eleanor Jackson Piel, RIP. Biden administration proposes Trump-esque…