Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, who led searches to find unmarked graves and identify the remains of those who have disappeared in Mexico's Guerrero state, was found shot to death.
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When Hurricane Katrina hit, the justice system in New Orleans had completely broken down. We looked at the court system, the police department, the jail—and started talking about how to fix things.
As a board member for the Project on Death in America, Burt worked tirelessly to transform the culture of dying in the United States.
The United States must hold itself accountable for all civilians killed or injured in drone strikes, not just U.S. citizens or other Westerners.
After the deadliest attacks on Kabul in years, civil society is helping to turn anger and despair into hope and resilience.
The federal system for countering violent extremism suffers from the same stubborn racial and cultural bias that permeates America.
President Obama’s move to restore prisoners’ access to Pell Grants could be a game changer for reform.
My experience—and the tragedies in Ferguson, Baltimore, Cleveland, and too many other places to count—reminds us that race determines what kind of policing communities receive.
Symbols of racism galvanize those who would defend a defenseless past.
Little has changed in the five years since the Dodd-Frank financial reform law was passed to stop elites in faraway countries from looting public treasuries.
A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in June has reinforced the principle that the authorities must protect prisoners in pretrial detention from the threat of violence.