criminal justice system

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.

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

"It just doesn't make sense to require a nonviolent drug offender to serve 20 years, or in some cases, life, in prison," Obama said

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.

Due to a programming error, 3,2000 inmates have been released early from prisons in the state of Washington. The programming error was first discovered in 2002 and has yet to be fixed.

While addressing the International Association of Chiefs of Police during an appearance in Chicago Tuesday, President Barack Obama declared that law enforcement often gets "scapegoated" for failures in society and the criminal justice system.

The discovery of racially coded notes taken by prosecutors during jury selection is forcing the Supreme Court to take a second look at this murder trial, The Washington Post reports.

In a week chock-full of events and political moves that highlight the need for criminal justice reform in the nation, President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia…

Just weeks after a worker reportedly helped two inmates escape from an upstate New York prison, a similar case allegedly recently occurred in North Carolina.…