Andrew Cohen

senior editor at The Marshall Project, and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice

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 Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice

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Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.

Jeffrey Epstein's death highlights abysmal conditions across U.S. prison system

Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.

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Oklahoma is investigating last week's  execution of Clayton Lockett  — so horribly botched one witness said, "It looked like torture."

The Death Penalty Faces Another Trial

Oklahoma is investigating last week's execution of Clayton Lockett — so horribly botched one witness said, "It looked like torture."

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