criminal-justice

Why Crimes on Cruises Are Such a Maddening — And Persistent — Problem

“If you want to murder somebody,” says Jamie Barnett, “take them on a cruise.” Barnett knows this all too well. On October 15, 2005, her…

Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’ Is a Blistering, Vital Study in Empathy

In her new Netflix series When They See Us, filmmaker Ava DuVernay shows the audience an undeniable truth for people of color in America: Our…

The Rehabilitation of a Serial Sexual Abuser

Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey are both undergoing sex-addiction treatment at the same place in Arizona — Gentle Path at The Meadows, which counts Tiger Woods among…

Meet the Woman Who Helps Humanize Murderers

“We hear all about the victims,” Jennifer Wynn told me recently, “but we never hear about the defendant’s story.” Wynn, cheerful and salty, is a…