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Myths and Misconceptions About Indiana's New Self-Defense Law

Radley Balko | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Radley Balko

Contrary to the impression one might get from some recent headlines, a new Indiana self-defense law does not authorize Hoosiers to wantonly open fire on police officers.

Cory Maye Chats With HuffPost Readers About His Release From Prison

Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

Cory Maye served 10 years in prison for killing a Mississippi police officer during a mistaken raid on his home. Maye, who had no prior criminal recor...

Radley Balko

Ten Years In The Making: How Cory Maye Was Freed | Radley Balko | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

MONTICELLO, Miss. -- It's Friday, July 1, 2011, a little past 8:15 a.m. when I arrive at the Lawrence County, Mississippi, courthouse. As I walk towar...

Radley Balko

A Letter Of Thanks From Cory Maye | Radley Balko | Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

Cory Maye, the man sentenced to death in 2004 for shooting and killing a police officer during a during a botched drug raid in 2001, agreed to a plea ...

Cory Maye Freed, Reunited With Family: How You Can Help

Posted 08.31.2011 | Impact

Cory Maye of Mississippi was charged with capital murder after shooting a cop in his home in 2001. They mistook him for a drug dealer, and he mistook ...

Radley Balko

From Death Row To Home: Man Who Killed Cop During Botched Drug Raid Freed After 10 Years in Prison | Radley Balko | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

MONTICELLO, Miss. -- After 10 years of incarceration, and seven years after a jury sentenced him to die, 30-year-old Cory Maye will soon be going home...