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Radley Balko

Radley Balko is an award-winning independent investigative journalist based in Nashville, Tennessee. He formerly worked for The Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Reason magazine, and has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous other publications. His work has been cited twice by the U.S. Supreme Court, and by several other federal and state appeals courts. He is author of the acclaimed books Rise of the Warrior Cop and The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist (co-authored with Turcke Carrington), the latter of which includes a history of coroners, medical examiners, and death investigations in the U.S. You can read his latest reporting and commentary at his newsletter and website, The Watch.