Letters to the Editor

Readers speak out on immigration policy

Does it make sense to compare President Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the border to slavery, the removal of Native American children from reservations and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II?


Beware unintended consequences of bail reform

In a response to Durham attorney Allyn Sharp, Don Mescia, the executive director of United Bail of America, argues that bail reform can have unintended consequences, including increasing failure to appear rates and increasing pre-trial incarceration..


More manipulation from the Michael Peterson show

The new episodes of director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade's "The Staircase," about the death of Kathleen Person in her Durham, North Carolina, home, provide a master class in manipulation starring accused murderer Michael Peterson, writes Tom "Gaspo" Gasparoli.

Fan of 'The Staircase?' Revisit the Michael Peterson trial with the reporters involved.

You've seen 'The Staircase' on Netflix, now hear from the reporters who covered Michael Peterson's murder trial in Durham.