Andrew Cohen appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The corkscrew case of Rogers Lacaze.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Louisiana is one of two states where defendants can be convicted without unanimous juries, a tradition that stems from a history of white supremacy in the state.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
One Arkansas county takes on a private probation company.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
This week's Case In Point examines the story of Victor Rosario, who spent 32 years in prison in Massachusetts and the standard for review that freed him.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Under “qualified immunity,” often no one.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Jerry Hatfield was convicted in 1977 of killing a woman in Bay City, Texas. His conviction was reversed a few years later, but he was just set free this week.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
A look inside Tennessee's criminal justice system reveals the difficulty some defendants face when trying to secure due process and a fair trial.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
In 1999, Jessie McKim was convicted of murder. In 2013, a medical examiner determined the woman he supposedly killed actually died of a drug overdose — but McKim is still in prison.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Susan King was wrongly convicted of murder in Kentucky in 2006. She says she was framed by a detective, and spent over six years behind bars.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
There are countless cases in which lawyers and judges argue over whether defendants have, indeed, exercised their constitutional “right to remain silent.” This is one of them.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Police can seize your stuff and keep it, even if you haven't been charged.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Nicholas Glisson died 37 days into an eight year prison sentence while under the care of a private health contractor.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
A legal case about the rights of registered sex offenders has gone all the way to the Supreme Court. Here's what you need to know.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Elliot Earl Williams, an inmate of the Tulsa County Detention Center, laid on the floor of his jail cell, paralyzed, without receiving any help for 51 hours before he died.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Phillip Chance's decades-long journey through the criminal justice system is an epic story of missed opportunities, political grandstanding, and bad timing.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
A failure of all checks and balances within the criminal justice system leaves Clifton Dewayne Harvin serving 60 years in prison.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit filed by a group of mentally ill prisoners against federal prison officials at ADX-Florence.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
In 1982 , JoAnn Tate was murdered in front of her two young children. A 7-year-old would, in some ways, become the judge and jury on the case.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A new lawsuit challenges part of the Alabama constitution that allows election registrars to determine voting eligibility based on the "moral turpitude" of convicted felons.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Percell Warren and Nathaniel Epps died while fighting a rape conviction — but their battle still goes on.