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Interview: Maria DiLorenzo, Author, on Writing about a Spree Killer from her Neighborhood (with Amanda Knox)

Degrees of Separation: Maria DiLorenzo’s Deep Dive Into a Local Killing Spree Maria DiLorenzo’s poetry has appeared in the Barrier...

Interview: Emily Galvin-Almanza, Criminal Justice Advocate for Activists, Defendants and their Attorneys (with Amanda Knox)

The “Yes, And…” Principle for Justice: An Interview with Emily Galvin-Almanza Emily Galvin-Almanza is CEO and co-founder of Partners For...

Interview: Jessica Henry, Scholar, on the Phenomenon of “No Crime” Wrongful Convictions (with Amanda Knox)

Smoke But No Fire: An Interview with Jessica Henry Jessica Henry is a professor and former public defender based in...

LA County Report Shows Arrests, Bookings Down Dramatically During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - From March to mid-June, as stay-at-home orders took effect and Los Angeles County officials...

LA County to Begin Offering Audio, Video Appearances for All Criminal Courts

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County's court system is set to expand audio and video court appearances for hearings to all 250 criminal courtrooms, starting today.

JUSTICE

COVID-19 in Prison: Week by Week — Part 11

CRIME STORY’S Sean Smith continues his weekly analysis of the news stories aggregated in CRIME STORY DAILY related to COVID-19 and our carceral system. By reconsidering early reporting on the crisis in the light of subsequent developments, CRIME STORY hopes to point out trends in the narrative of COVID-19 and the prisons. You can find links to each of Sean’s analysis pieces here. This article covers the week beginning May 17. WEEK 11 (MAY 24-MAY 30)  The New York Times commemorated...