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Our top picks in Crime Reporting for 2020.
“DNA evidence proved Lydell Grant’s innocence. So why won’t the state’s highest criminal court exonerate him?”
The dangers of journalists speaking the truth will not slow this Indian magazine down.
Rachel Monroe talks about the pitfalls of the true crime genre. “I had this feeling like I can see the whole thing and nobody else understands… That’s a real trap that we as reporters can fall in.”
We asked writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in various categories. Here is the best in crime reporting.
What does incarceration do for the member of a family that views prison as a rite of passage? A New York Times reporter takes a close look at intergenerational criminality.
A group of Chicago cops spent years framing innocent men, but thanks to one determined woman, their convictions are finally getting overturned.
One civilian is obsessed with investigating the eight student deaths in a 1967 fire at Cornell University.
When bad forensics enter the courtroom, it can become impossible to get rid of them.