Stories by Joaquin Sapien

Joaquin Sapien has covered criminal justice, military healthcare, and environmental issues for ProPublica since 2008. subscribe to Joaquin Sapien's feed

Posted on: Mar 31, 2016, Source: Pro Publica

New report shows how prosecutors get away with putting innocent people in jail.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2016, Source: ProPublica

The review of a controversial Brooklyn detective’s casework has led to yet another conviction being wiped out.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2016, Source: ProPublica

Amid significant reforms, federal officials worry that sexual abuse in juvenile justice system remains prevalent and too often unpunished.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2016, Source: ProPublica

One 14-year-old boy’s search for care takes him to Utah, as his home state struggles to safeguard its most challenging children.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2015, Source: ProPublica

In one post, a Middle Eastern cab driver is termed a "third worlder" who should have his "head split open."

Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: ProPublica

And other shocking facts about America's criminal justice sex assault epidemic.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source: Pro Publica

Pattern follows sexual abuse tactics where power difference is great.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Investigation of 50 cases involving Brooklyn police officer Louis Scarcella launched after his alleged role in wrongful conviction for murder.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Texas's solution to truancy appears to be making kids miss even more school as they sit in jail.