In our conversation yesterday about My Kind of Town, Steve Edwards raised the question why the staged version of Chicago’s police torture scandal affected audiences so much more, and more viscerally, than written accounts of the scandal. There’s the physical presence of theater, of c
A wrongful conviction is a horrible cost to the person who goes to prison for a crime they did not commit. But they're also a huge burden for taxpayers. That’s according to a new report out from the Better Government Association and the Center on Wrongful Convictions.