Bernina Mata’s attorneys say prosecutors used homophobic rhetoric to secure a death sentence in 1999. Now they’re asking the governor to set her free.
Was Anthony Porter guilty all along? Anita Alvarez says she’ll look into it.
In her later years, my mother was given to pronouncements. One concerned South Africa — more specifically the noisy campaign to treat apartheid South Africa as a pariah nation by shunning its sports teams, disinvesting in its industries, and refusing to recognize its all-white government.
The prosecutors who sent police torture victims to prison are now the judges who keep them there.