Ferguson Prosecutor McCulloch Faces Primary Test

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, on the job since 1990, has an opponent in next Tuesday’s primary, Ferguson City Council member Wesley Bell. “Most people don’t agree with the way he handled Ferguson,” Bell contends.

Wrongful Misdemeanor Convictions: Who’s Counting?

In most jurisdictions, drug arrests are based on cheap, error-prone field tests, and should the defendant plead guilty to the charge, no further testing occurs, writes the director of the National Registry of Exonerations. As a result, there is no telling how many people live with the consequences of conviction for a crime they never committed.