Criminal Justice

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. (Flickr / Mexican government photo) 
Politics & Society News
Antonio De Loera-BrustNovember 10, 2017
Mr. Cardenas’s lawyers argued that Texas authorities had not properly informed him that as a Mexican citizen he was entitled to legal aid from the Mexican consulate.
(Photo: Ben Blennershassett/Unsplash) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ellen K. BoegelNovember 09, 2017
Except for crimes committed on federal land, state law governs what constitutes a sex crime, and the definitions vary.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 02, 2017
The nation has changed, once again. This time we are becoming more Latino. The demographic shift is not the future; it is the present.
A jail cell in a Federal Penitentiary in Texas. (CNS photo/Jenevieve Robbins, Texas Dept of Criminal Justice handout via Reuters)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsNovember 02, 2017
It costs more to be poor in the United States.
Arts & Culture Books
John A. EternoOctober 30, 2017
"To Protect and Serve" offers an insider's look into how to reform policing in the United States.
Josh Gad, Chadwick Bosman and Sterling K. Brown in 'Marshall' (Open Road Films)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonOctober 12, 2017
He might get a shotgun escort when he leaves town, but Thurgood Marshall is the Lone Ranger of civil rights.