Patrick Lee is a reporting fellow at ProPublica. Heâs interested in documentary film and in social and legal issues surrounding race, gender and sexuality. He spent two years reporting investigative legal stories for Bloomberg News, covering everything from age discrimination in the restaurant industry to illicit debt-collection schemes and allegedly deadly highway guardrails. His reporting has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and CNN.com. Patrick graduated from Yale with a degree in ethics, politics and economics.
Only a tiny percentage of detained immigrants have attorneys, leaving even those with solid cases to stay in the United States to fend for themselves.
A final ruling by Massachusetts Supreme Court would erase convictions but not undo the harm caused by a corrupt state chemist.
Recent detentions and seizures of phones and other material from travelers to the United States have sparked alarm. We detail what powers Customs and Border Protection officials have over you and your devices.
Officials at the Energy Information Administration say deletions and altered wording regarding coal and fracking just routine updates.
Some Christian groups have no problem protecting people from crimes driven by racial or religious hatred. They just draw the line at sexual orientation.
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Thousands of potential victims. Years of delay. Now, action in cases involving a corrupt crime lab chemist.
The violence in Great Britain after the Brexit vote might hold lessons for America.
The EPA’s finding, endorsed by environmentalists, comes as the Trump administration prepares to rethink regulation of the gas drilling industry.
Advocates fear that programs in a dozen states might be used by a Trump administration to bolster deportations aims.
Four years after a Massachusetts crime lab chemist confessed to tainting evidence, more than 20,000 defendants still don’t know if their drug convictions will stand.
In all but four states, private citizens can challenge someone’s right to cast a ballot on or before Election Day. In most places, the burden of proof then falls on the voter.
A new report finds inadequate state oversight of hospital mergers.