The Weeds
The Weeds
It’s surprisingly easy to get away with murder in America
49 minutes Posted Jul 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm.
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Senior criminal justice reporter German Lopez joins Dara and Matt to talk about the high number of unsolved homicides in America.
References and further reading:
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy
German's reporting on the violent crime clearance rate in America
Study referenced by Dara that looked at community cooperation from Secure Communities (a massive federal immigration enforcement program)
In-depth reporting on the low murder clearance rate across the US from The Washington Post
Anthony Braga study on Boston's approaches to solving homicides mentioned by German

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