Raymond Bonner, a lawyer and former New York Times journalist, is the author of Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong, about an innocent man, Edward Lee Elmore, sent to death row.

In his new book, A Wilderness of Error, famed documentarian Errol Morris contends that convicted murderer Jeffrey MacDonald didn’t kill his wife and daughters. Reporter and lawyer Raymond Bonner is not convinced by Morris’s retrying of this famous case—and Morris’s disdain for the legal system.

A new study from Harvard looks at how the American media covered waterboarding. Raymond Bonner on how reporters became allies of law enforcement—instead of the skeptics they’re supposed to be.