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Vox's coverage of advances and failures of the American criminal justice system.

Brett Kavanaugh’s latest decision should alarm liberals

The lawsuit seeking to impose the “death penalty” on the NRA, explained

A majority of voters see an urgent need for police reform following the Chauvin verdict

Sen. Tim Scott says Congress is close to a police reform deal

Why they’re not saying Ma’Khia Bryant’s name

The Supreme Court will hear a major Second Amendment case that could gut US gun laws

State-level Republicans are making it easier to run over protesters

9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing

Why the Chauvin verdict didn’t feel like justice

I could have been Ma’Khia Bryant

The history of police killing children in America

The uncertain prospects for police reform in the Senate, explained

Now that Derek Chauvin has been convicted, here’s what happens next

The Derek Chauvin guilty verdict is a huge outlier

We have enough proof

Why is it so hard to prosecute police? It starts with the investigation.

The complicated relief of the Chauvin verdict

Biden urges Congress to not look away from George Floyd

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Derek Chauvin trial and verdict: News and updates

Why Chauvin’s conviction matters

“We are shook, again”

Biden’s blunt opposition to marijuana legalization

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 16 maps and charts

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America’s gun problem, explained

The public and research support gun control. Here’s how it could help — and why it doesn’t pass.

How effective was Derek Chauvin’s defense?

Daunte Wright’s killing is a reminder of how quickly traffic stops can become deadly

What to do instead of calling the police

Violent crime is up. Newsmax and OANN viewers are most likely to say so.

What the Supreme Court got wrong about homicides committed by cops

A Black Army lieutenant is suing Virginia police after being held at gunpoint

New Mexico just legalized marijuana

Why the Chauvin trial feels so momentous

Maryland just repealed its police bill of rights. Here’s what it means for reform.

Where Americans stand on policing today

The effects of Black Lives Matter protests

The problem with painting Derek Chauvin as a “bad apple”

The claim that drugs killed George Floyd relies on a racist trope

Virginia just legalized marijuana

Minneapolis vowed to dismantle its police department. Is change finally coming?

Trial by trauma

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