If a Child Is Jailed and No One Is There to Hear Him Cry
New Trump-administration rules stand to block the public from knowing anything about the treatment of migrant children in America’s detention facilities.
August 22, 2019 | The Atlantic
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Can You Prove Your Innocence Without DNA?
Benjamine Spencer is serving a life sentence for a violent crime he insists he didn't commit. But he lacks biological evidence—and old-fashioned detective work may not be enough to clear his name.
January/February 2018 | The Atlantic
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NOTE: Listen to the three-part Radio Atlantic series, 'No Way Out,' which explores Spencer's story.
The Futility of Trying to Prevent More School Shootings in America
As long as there is easy access to guns, there’s no way parents, teachers, and other specialists can thwart every violent teenager.
May 21, 2018 | The Atlantic
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People Who Possess This One Thing Enjoy Much Better Health as They Age, Science Shows
We get by with a little help from our friends.
March 17, 2016 | The Washington Post
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