Criminal Justice

Vivian Tuttle holds a photo of her daughter Yvonne, who was murdered during a 2002 bank robbery in Norfolk, Neb., as she testifies in favor of the death penalty at a public hearing in Omaha, Neb. in October 2016 (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file).
Politics & Society Dispatches
Joseph P. HooverApril 25, 2017
The fight against the death penalty lays bare the strengths and weaknesses of the Catholic approach to pro-life issues.
Photo: Todd Heisler
Arts & Culture Culture
Teresa DonnellanApril 12, 2017
Michael Wilson, a graduate of Loyola New Orleans, wrote the New York Times column "Crime Scene" for the past six years.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Judith ValenteMarch 31, 2017
What motivates assailants to brazenly post their crimes to Facebook?
U.S. Army troops stand guard over Sally Port One at Camp Delta in 2006 where detainees are held at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (CNS photo/Joe Skipper, Reuters)
Politics & Society Short Take
Michel ParadisMarch 29, 2017
The Guantánamo tribunals create a precedent that endangers us all.
Faith Faith in Focus
Greg Boyle, S.J.March 28, 2017
Me wanting a gang member to have a different life would never be the same as that gang member wanting to have one.
In this May 30, 2016 file photo, police work the scene where a man was fatally shot in the chest in Chicago (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP).
Politics & Society Dispatches
Judith ValenteMarch 18, 2017
In a five page “open letter,” Zachary Fardon traced problems in the city’s most troubled neighborhoods to neglect “rooted in ugly truths about power politics, race and racism.