A Heroin Case With ‘Breaking Bad’ References Ensnares a Small-Time Dealer
Dennis Sica struggled with substance use disorder and sold small amounts of heroin that prosecutors connected to overdose deaths. Because of an 1980s-era federal law, he was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
The Appeal Podcast: Reframing The Bronx 120 Raid
With City University of New York law professor Babe Howell
‘They Sent Him to His Cell to Die’
Rashad McNulty entered a guilty plea in a series of federal gang indictments in New York that have been criticized as racist and overly punitive. But before McNulty was even sentenced, he died in jail. Now, his family is seeking justice.
The Appeal Presents: Raided
A new documentary explores the notorious ‘Bronx 120’ raid—and what it says about the evolution of policing in New York City.