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David Grann

Forensic Art Expert Sues Over New Yorker Article

ARTINFO | Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

Forensic art analyst Peter Paul Biro, the subject of a 2010 exposé in the New Yorker, is suing the magazine's publisher for defamation to the tune of...

Haunted By Haitian Death Squad, 'Devil And Sherlock Holmes' Excerpt

The Huffington Post | David Grann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Death Squad Real-Estate Agent No one remembers who first saw him in the neighborhood, but Emile Maceus was nearly cer­tain that Emmanuel "Toto" ...

Neda Video Wins Polk Award: Iran Protest Death Video First Anonymous Winner Of Journalism Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- The unnamed people who captured on video and made public the shooting death of an Iranian protester have been chosen to...

Trial by Firefight

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Fishman

It's clear that Cameron Todd Willingham was (mis)tried by a kangaroo court, but will justice be better served by the media zoo that's ensued?

Willingham Prosecutor's Lack of Doubt Too Extreme

Amy Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Bach

As the Willingham case demonstrates, there's a certain kind of behavioral reaction by people who work in courts -- prosecutors especially -- that defends the system over all contrary evidence.

Still Clinging to the Barbarity of the Death Penalty

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Since it is impossible to avoid error, the only way one can support the death penalty is to suggest that we have expendable portions of society.

Is Amazon Author David Grann the Least Likely Explorer?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Phil Bronstein

Aside from being a little overweight, out of shape and with a degenerative eye condition that causes him to get lost on the subway, the New Yorker writer just doesn't have that mad-hatter ego.