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Former NOPD Officer Acquitted in Post-Katrina Police Shooting
It's the latest in a series of setbacks for federal prosecutors in New Orleans.
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A Systemwide Failure
What happens when your abuser is a cop? How the entire criminal justice system fails these victims
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A Death in St. Augustine
What happens when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks? FRONTLINE and The New York Times investigate
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What to Do If You're a Victim of Abuse
Here's how to get help.
November 23, 2013
How Should You Investigate a Death?
Most death investigations don’t happen the way they do on TV.
November 23, 2013
How to Combat Officer-Involved Domestic Violence
This veteran officer is training departments on what needs to be done.
November 23, 2013
One Survivor's Story
"We moved in together a few months after we started dating. Within two weeks, I knew that something was wrong."
November 23, 2013
NOPD Convictions Overturned in Notorious Post-Katrina Shooting
In a 129-page ruling outlining "grotesque" prosecutorial misconduct, a judge overturned the convictions of 5 officers for shooting civilians on New Orleans' Danziger Bridge.
September 17, 2013
Can Juries Rely on Forensic Experts?
A new study says forensic psychologists tend to slant their testimony based on who pays them.
September 5, 2013
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Rape in the Fields
Lowell Bergman investigates the hidden reality of rape on the job for immigrant women working in America’s fields, farms and factories.
June 25, 2013
Trapped in the Hole: America's Solitary Problem
New scrutiny of the use of solitary confinement in state and federal prisons found abusive practices and no evidence that it even works.
June 14, 2013