Josh Saul

Senior Writer
Josh Saul

Josh Saul is a senior writer at Newsweek reporting on crime and courts. He previously worked for the New York Post, where he covered beats including the NYPD, Brooklyn state court and Manhattan federal court. He also helped launch the Alaska Dispatch, which has since become the biggest news organization in the state. He grew up in Anchorage, graduated from Cornell University, and has also worked as a firefighter and commercial fisherman.

'The System Has Failed Me'

The NYPD says it has improved the way it treats rape survivors. But some say it hasn't gone nearly far enough.

Newsweek Media Group Chairman Steps Down

The announcement comes amid an ongoing grand jury investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney's office that started at least 17 months ago and appears to include an examination of the company's finances.

Christian Group Denies Role in DA Probe of Newsweek

Olivet University said it had no "shared ownership interests" with Newsweek Media Group. Still, a number of the media company's top executives have longstanding ties to the school and its founder, pastor and businessman David Jang.

Trump Only Invited Conservatives to Prison Meeting

The listening session is expected to include only politicians and religious and nonprofit leaders from the right and is not expected to include discussion on topics like prison conditions or sentencing reform.

Civil Rights Book Banned In New Jersey Prisons

The renowned book, "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander, is not allowed in two New Jersey state prisons, according to prison documents obtained by the ACLU of New Jersey and released Monday.

Trump Spent 1/3 of Time at His Own Properties

President Donald Trump has spent almost one-third of his time at his own properties since his inauguration in January and has played more golf than President Obama during his first year in office.

An Inmate with Cancer Needed Radiation, but Got Tylenol

Walter Jordan's is one of several deaths at the center of an ongoing legal fight over inmate health care in Arizona -- and a window into how states use private companies to handle medical services for prisoners in an age of cash-strapped budgets.

Poll: Trump Is a Hothead Who Should Resign

Almost 60 percent of voters disapprove of the way Trump is doing his job overall and most gave him low grades on a variety of personality traits, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.

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