5/6/2008 2:40 PM ET
Eric Eckholm on two studies of the drug war: "More than two decades after President Ronald Reagan escalated the war on drugs, arrests for drug sales or, more often, drug possession are still rising."
4/23/2008 2:13 PM ET
Adam Liptak: "Criminologists and legal experts here and abroad point to a tangle of factors to explain America's extraordinary incarceration rate: higher levels of violent crime, harsher ...
4/22/2008 1:07 PM ET
The military's full of felons, says the same reporter who smeared soldiers as criminals in a front-page report in January.
4/8/2008 1:54 PM ET
Times reporter (and former Jimmy Carter appointee) looks back with regret at the "get tough" laws that doomed hundreds of thousands to recidivism.
3/10/2008 1:48 PM ET
There they go again: "...but incarceration rates have continued to rise while crime rates have fallen." Hey, maybe the reason crime rates have fallen is that more criminals are in jail!
1/28/2008 2:23 PM ET
Public Editor Clark Hoyt's take on the Times' inflammatory story on murderous veterans: A worthy idea marred by shoddy statistics and the eternal journalistic quest to uncover a trend.
1/17/2008 12:21 PM ET
Outrage over a sleazy Times story on U.S. veterans who come home and kill.
1/16/2008 1:54 PM ET
Lack of context makes a story on murders committed by returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan both invidious and journalistically worthless.
1/14/2008 2:47 PM ET
The Times relies on dubious statistics about U.S. soldiers returning home and committing crimes to link the Vietnam War with Iraq.
12/5/2007 2:47 PM ET
Relegating the indictment of a top Hillary Clinton fundraiser to a brief story, without a byline and with a boring headline.