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Conviction

An Awareness That Amazes Me

Hans Hickler | Posted 10.19.2014 | Small Business
Hans Hickler

I work with several young people who are starting out in entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. I learn so much from them.

Sarah Paulson in Conviction at Bay Street Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"Did you have sex with that woman?" This is not a question from a bygone era's congressional hearing, although the echo is unmistakable. Rather it com...

Do the Crime, Do the Time? The Failed Policies of Permanent Punishment

Brooklyn Defender Services | Posted 06.07.2014 | New York
Brooklyn Defender Services

The scrutiny of law enforcement, particularly in urban environments, falls disproportionately on a handful of neighborhoods, which are becoming more and more segregated by race and class.

Actor Sam Rockwell Takes A Single Shot

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A Single Shot, opening in limited release Friday and available on VOD, actor Sam Rockwell looks as though he's right at home as a veteran outdoorsman who keeps meat on the table with his rifle. Nothing, Rockwell says, could be further from the truth.

Don't Believe Everything You Think

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

If you don't question yourself you'll have what the world rightly considers disorganized, magical, or delusional thinking, or not really thinking at all. Thinking is like believing, but sieved through observation, trial, questioning, and doubt.

Reputed Gang Member Murdered Woman And Three Teen Girls

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- A reputed New Jersey gang member has been convicted in the slayings of a woman and three teenage girls at an Irvington home nearly fou...

Jury: It Wasn't Self-Defense

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB and RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 01.07.2012 | Crime

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Two decades of what authorities describe as a Nebraska woman's fraudulent, bizarre and alarming behavior came to an end Monda...

White Supremacists in San Francisco: Conviction Uncovers Underground Network of Hate Groups

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.14.2011 | San Francisco

The conviction of two men in the brutal assault of two Mexican nationals has shed light on an underground network of white supremacist groups operatin...

Conviction of the Week: The Animals of Texas

Randall | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Randall

Texas is home to some fabulous animals. But the craziest animal of Texas was convicted last week. An evil, nasty, racist, demonic animal named "Warren Jeffs."

Polygamist Leader Faces Sentencing This Week

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Prosecutors seeking life in prison for convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs closed their case with a final barrage of gr...

DVDs: The Tillman Story Is F-ing Good!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

THE TILLMAN STORY ($30.95 BluRay or $24.95 regular DVD; Sony) -- What makes a true patriot? Is it blind devotion? My country right or wrong? Or is t...

Melissa Leo -- She's a Fighter

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She's been a working actor for almost 30 years - having dropped out of Purchase College of the State University of New York to take a role on All My C...

Spiritual Self-Confidence

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

Spiritual confidence is that unique and palpable sense of absolute conviction that cannot be affected by external or internal fluctuations. It's being absolutely sure.

Take the Loco out of Local New York Politics: Local Issues That Matter

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lynne Glasner

Although we know there are many aspects of our criminal justice system that are broken, most politicians are unwilling to support measures that might address the injustices.

The Story Behind "Conviction" and a Path to End Injustice

Barry Scheck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barry Scheck

Conviction tells a story about just one family's fight against injustice, but there are many others -- every time an innocent is imprisoned a family pays a steep price.

Conviction: Unvalidated Science in the Courtroom

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Kenney Baden

The movie Conviction is a compelling hit. It is both a condemnation of the criminal justice system and a celebration of familial love that leads ...

Toronto Film Fest Days 1 And 2: Midnight Madness

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

DAY ONE I've just arrived at the Toronto International Film Festival -- which runs through September 19 -- and I'm already falling behind. Travel sna...

Nigerian Email Fraudsters, Humbled by Vigilante Justice

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

The "Nigerian email scam" actually started in the 1970s using paper letters. Lately, though, Nigeria and so-called "scam baiters" have been cracking down on the frauds' perpetrators.

A Global Golden Age for Broadband

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The economic and social impacts of broadband are clear but the solutions are not so clear. I believe that every country needs a National Broadband Plan which will address each countries needs.

New Mexico Job Seekers Don't Have To Disclose Criminal Record

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico became the second state to "ban the box" with Gov. Bill Richardson's signature on a law prohibiting employment ap...

DNA: The Freedom Fighter (Part II of III)

Cari Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cari Shane

As we countdown the top stories of 2009, for a small group of Americans there's no top-100 list, top-20 or top-10 list. For these few dozen Americans there's only one story worth recapping: their exoneration.

Did I Tell You About the Time I Was Arrested?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

The arrest of Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. the other day reminded me of the time a few years back when I was arrested and taken to the police station.

The New Year's Declaration

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

It's a new year, so what better time for a new tradition? Perhaps like millions of others or as in years past, you've created one (or more) new year's...

Talking With The F.B.I.'s Undercover Source In Alaska's VECO Corruption Case

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Prewitt: "It's going to be a tight race, but Stevens could still win this thing. Stevens has been around so long, and we do have a very partisan situation up here in Alaska."

Exclusive Interview: Frank Prewitt, Author Of Last Bridge To Nowhere

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Prewitt: The book is my experience working as the confidential source who spent nearly four years helping the F.B.I. pry the lid open on the sordid world of political corruption in Alaska and Washington.