Law is alive. It doesn’t live in books and words. It thrives in how well we understand and apply it to everyday life. We ask questions, find answers, and publish what we discover in feature episodes and live storytelling.
To train police officers how to conduct a traffic stop, academies across the country show recruits videos of officers being attacked and even murdered at traffic stops. Like this one: “Hi. Dave Smith of Police... Read More
David Cowan was born in Pittsburgh. He works as an Operations Associate at the Prison University Project. Previously, he served in the US Air Force as an Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist and Weapons Loading Standardization... Read More
We all commit little crimes all the time. We speed. We jaywalk. We drive home a little tipsy. And think back to your teenage years—did you ever shoplift?Get into a fight? Have a drink before... Read More
Andrea James was an advocate for prison reform. But one day she found that the roles had been reversed, when she herself wound up behind bars. James is the founder and Executive Director of Families... Read More