12/30/2008 3:35 PM ET
Government to blame for the rise in black-on-black murder rates? A news report by Eric Eckholm stresses the possibility: "A report blames cuts in community policing and social programs."
10/21/2008 3:44 PM ET
A tale of two mailings: One reporter revels in the the AFL-CIO's big political push against McCain, while another laments "...new, harsh anti-Obama literature in my mailbox."
8/5/2008 4:13 PM ET
A Times news story actually suggests that the killing of an illegal in a PA town could have been inspired by a mild anti-illegal immigration ordinance from two years ago, in a town 20 miles away.
7/9/2008 12:41 PM ET
Lizette Alvarez seizes on "anecdotal evidence" to find alcohol abuse rising among combat vets who served in Iraq and Afghanistan - the latest entry in the Times' notorious "War Torn" series of ...
6/5/2008 4:44 PM ET
The Times was all over the Haditha "massacre." Yet now that the prosecution has suffered yet another failure, you can hardly locate the story with a microscope.
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!