Prosecutors Had the Wrong Man. They Prosecuted Him Anyway.

The wrongfully convicted have tried, and failed, to hold the New Orleans district attorney’s office accountable for breaking evidence rules. Now a lawsuit is citing 45 examples.

Philando Castile’s Girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, Reaches $800,000 Settlement

The settlement seemed likely to be the final legal development in a police shooting that led to huge protests in Minnesota.

His Rape Conviction Tossed Out, Louisiana Man Is Free After 45 Years

Wilbert Jones spent nearly half a century behind bars. He left prison on Wednesday after judge a vacated his conviction because of withheld evidence.

Georgia Students Will Share $3 Million After Intrusive Searches

The authorities subjected 850 high school students to “unreasonable, aggressive and invasive” searches, a lawsuit alleged. They were looking for drugs, but found none.