Senior reporter @ProPublica; alum @MarshallProj @seattletimes @chicagotribune; investigative/narrative; likes crows.

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Ken Armstrong is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who previously worked at The Seattle Times and Chicago Tribune, where his work helped prompt the Illinois governor to suspend executions and later empty death row. He has been the McGraw Professor of Writing at Princeton and a Niema...

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Nov 16, 2017

@shonhopwood, the lawyer who argued on Simmons' behalf, is a former bank robber who was himself granted a second chance. The court's ruling was unanimous. https://t.co/snSuB0B08P

Nov 16, 2017

2 months ago, Milwaukee’s ex-sheriff Clarke answered a Q about the cost of his round-the-clock home security with: “Fuck you and the horse you rode in on.” @danielbice now has the answer: $450K. https://t.co/XOILvqH5RM

Nov 16, 2017

@ProPublica @jaxdotcom If a cop making a stop is ignorant of the law, does that matter? According to SCOTUS, ignorance of the law is no excuse — unless you’re the cop enforcing it, in which case it can be ... https://t.co/PPScCoGHZG

Nov 16, 2017

This is brilliant. The @propublica @jaxdotcom investigation found that the Jacksonville SO wrote 353 pedestrian tickets in error. Deputies didn’t know the law. https://t.co/E2wqYO6trl

Nov 16, 2017

Jacksonville has 28 laws on where & when you can walk. Who gets the tickets? Blacks: 3X as likely as whites People in the poorest areas: 6X as likely as others Via @ReporterTopher @dataKateR @conarck https://t.co/HecAXu66qN

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