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Following the evidence

“CSI: The Experience,” like a B-movie, is best if you don’t think too hard about it.
‘CSI’ at the Museum of Science, plus Tom Sachs at Brandeis
By GREG COOK  |  December 09, 2007

Fatal Attraction

Carter cuts apart dead people for a living. Schoeller works part-time putting them back together. And they have a year-old “baby”: a hairless cat named Spooky, who looks like an adorably wrinkled gremlin, knows how to flush the toilet, and has his own M
Meet Julie Carter, Troy Schoeller, and Spooky. Their entire lives are death.
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  December 13, 2006

Truth, Justice — or the Boston Way

Stephan Cowans's wrongful conviction cost Boston taxpayers $3.2 million.
Boston’s taxpayers just coughed up another multimillion-dollar check for a wrongful conviction, without being told what was done wrong
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 17, 2006

Fear and loathing in Boston

I'm breaking from my normal tone to address a recent Boston Globe article that still has me steaming.
A rant on urban safety
By JEANNIE GREELEY  |  March 30, 2006

The criminologist has no clothes

As she sets her sights on promotion, Kerry Healey has resurrected and even expanded her grandiose claims to criminal-justice expertise originally made during her 2002 campaign for lieutenant governor.
How do we know Kerry Healey is a criminal-justice expert? Because she says so.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  March 08, 2006

Hard sell - side

By  |  March 08, 2006