Joaquin Sapien: Investigation Exposes Failings of Oversight in NYC Group HomesApril 2016
City investigators say oversight was so lax at homes for juvenile offenders that violent episodes were “all but inevitable"
Joaquin Sapien: Brooklyn Prosecutors Admit Woman Spent Ten Years in Prison for Crime She Likely Didn’t CommitFebruary 2016
The review of a controversial Brooklyn detective’s casework has led to yet another conviction being wiped out.
Joaquin Sapien: The Trials of New York’s Family CourtFebruary 2016
A journalist immerses herself in New York’s Family Court system and finds a mix of misery and modest hope.
Danielle Lanzet: In My End Is My BeginningJune 2015
Literati meet digerati, meet love, meet heartbreak.
Gregory Pardlo: The Poem as PursuitMarch 2015
“I wanted history I could touch like a flank of a beast.”
People around Red were saying they were going to charge Piggy with a hate crime.
Joaquin Sapien: Will Probe of Cop’s Cases Extend to Prosecutors?June 2013
An investigation into dozens of potentially wrongful convictions could affect top New York State judges and lawyers.
Joaquin Sapien: Objection OverruledJune 2013
Top prosecutor must testify in wrongful conviction case.
Joe Sexton: Ex-Prosecutor Won’t be Watching Brooklyn DAMay 2013
A decade ago, Robert Reuland played a role in what surely would have made for a lively episode of the new series.
Gina Myers: Holding It DownMay 2013
Keith Meatto talks with poet Gina Myers about leaving New York, darkness in poetry, and the difference between growing up and settling down.
Still, I started for the parlor. I’d polished my shoes, put gel in my hair: habits my mother had always wanted me to form and I had always resisted. Walking down the street, I felt conspicuous, as though people were sniggering at my gleaming head and feet.