Justice

  • Crime in Detroit neighborhoods: Where are the police?

    Detroit’s reputation as a high crime city has not gone away, but its crime rate is down substantially. It’s…

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  • Chaldean, Iraqi communities across Metro Detroit scramble to act following ICE detentions

    …ICE raids that targeted, captured and detained dozens of Iraqi Americans…

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  • Detroit court gets tough on traffic tickets. County taxpayers get stuck with tab

    A get-tough approach is sending scofflaws to jail for unpaid misdemeanor tickets.

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  • One envelope holds her fate. Is she getting deported today?

    looking for a government official who held a sheet of paper with her fate written on it.

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  • American Black Journal Community Conversation

    Stephen Henderson was joined by a diverse group of panelists for an in-depth discussion in South West Detroit.

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  • The Intersection: A Project of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative 2016

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  • Black in Blue

    How the riots shaped the lives and careers of two black Detroit officers.

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  • Sirena and Ricky visit their father (middle) in prison

    When parents go to prison

    By Laura Herberg | WDET Sirena, a 13-year-old from a Detroit suburb, has one word for what it’s like...

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  • AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio & Sandra Svoboda | WDET In 1967, many American cities were rocked by...

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  • A conversation with Professor Peter Hammer

    By Keith A. Owens | Michigan Chronicle Professor Hammer has been on the faculty at Wayne State University Law School since 2003, and...

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