Maurice Chammah

Maurice Chammah appears in the following:

Closing Rikers Means New Bigger Jails in the Boroughs

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The city is moving forward with its 10-year plan to close Rikers. What are the next steps?

City Plan To Close Rikers Moves Ahead, Faces Pushback

Friday, March 22, 2019

Officials continue to face community opposition to the new jails that will be built in four boroughs.


Nebraska Becomes the First State to Use Fentanyl in an Execution

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Nebraska executes 60-year-old convicted murderer Carey Dean Moore, becoming the first state to use the synthetic opioid fentanyl to put someone to death.


Courts Look at Anti-Gay Bias in the Jury Room

Monday, June 18, 2018

In 1993, Charles Rhines was sentenced to death. His lawyers say jurors were biased against Rhines, who is gay. Now, the Supreme Court will discuss whether to take up the case. 


What Happens When a Murder Victim's Family Opposes the Death Penalty?

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

When Paul Storey was convicted of murdering Jonas Cherry, a Texas prosecutor successfully argued for capital punishment, claiming Cherry's family wanted him dead. But it wasn't true. 


What to Know About the Death Penalty in 2018

Monday, January 08, 2018

Here are the most important places to keep an eye on.


District Attorney Races Heat Up in Lead Up to Election Day

Monday, October 24, 2016

In a number of counties, local voters are seeing district attorney races as a way to effect an immediate change in their communities.


Data Cop Out

Friday, June 24, 2016

HunchLab, a new piece of predictive policing software, is telling cops across the country how to do their jobs -- but not necessarily better.

Serial's Hard Lessons About Criminal Justice

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Today, "Serial" concludes its first season. While the story of Adnan Syed has captivated millions of listeners, it's also exposed flaws in the American criminal justice system. 

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