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Should Money Decide Who is Kept in Jail? More Locations Are Saying No.
How Wealth and Privilege Helped One Man Hide His Serial Abuse
Jacob Wideman Says ‘Vindictive’ Arizona Officials Violated His Rights
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The Marshall Project Announces Mississippi Local News Team
Two journalists will produce enterprise and investigative journalism for audiences across Mississippi, including those affected by its criminal justice system.
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Juvenile Detention Centers Face One Scandal After Another
Despite repeated efforts at reform, allegations of mistreatment mount at youth facilities across the country.
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A Prison Medical Company Faced Lawsuits From Incarcerated People. Then It Went ‘Bankrupt.’
The prison giant Corizon spun off a new company, which could allow it to pay pennies on the dollar for medical malpractice and civil rights claims.
Mississippi Auditor: Prison Company Must Pay $2 Million for No-Show Workers
A 2020 investigation by The Marshall Project exposed how prison operator MTC billed the state millions for ghost workers.
Mississippi Courts Won’t Say How They Provide Lawyers for Poor Clients
Six years ago, the Mississippi Supreme Court told judges around the state to file plans showing how they meet their obligations to poor defendants. So far, only one has.
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This Homicide Victim’s Family Chose Reconciliation Over a Life Sentence
How a violent killing in North Carolina was resolved with a pioneering use of “restorative justice.”
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DeSantis Threatens To Bring Cases Against 'Soros-Funded Prosecutors'
Tony Timpa Wrongful Death Trial Ends With 2 Out of 3 Cops Getting Qualified Immunity
Biden warns Trump's MAGA following poses a threat to democracy
U.S. aims to resettle up to 50,000 refugees from Latin America in 2024 under Biden plan
Christopher Young and Mitesh Patel: Reconciliation on Death Row
She’s the only woman on death row in Louisiana. Will the state grant her mercy?
Chicago man becomes first in Illinois to get reduced sentence under new law
Prison staffer sounds alarm on solitary confinement, overcrowding
D.C. logs its 200th homicide of the year at earliest point since 1997
No smoke alarms where inmates live at LA Men's Central Jail
(13) Why Is Target Closing Stores?
Judge Gives Trump Organization the Corporate Death Penalty
Cassidy Hutchinson’s memoir: Cautionary tale of a good girl gone Trump
The perpetual crisis in indigent defense
Opinion: I spent 22 years in prison for a crime that never happened. That's not even the worst part
It’s Time to Abolish Grand Juries Once and for All
In Here, in Prison, Rats are Treated as Children
Inside Biden’s White House Gun Violence Prevention Office
He Enforced a Mask Mandate. He Wound Up Facing a Criminal Charge. — ProPublica
From small town Maine, Substack luminary Heather Cox Richardson discusses her new book about the rise of authoritarianism in the US
He’s Facing Execution For His Daughter’s Death. Now, Science Suggests It Was An Accident.
Robert Roberson is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to examine “shaken baby syndrome” and the state of forensic science.
What Federal Judges’ Rulings Reveal About the Memphis Police Tactics
Five judges in recent years have found that officers violated residents’ constitutional rights during traffic and pedestrian stops.
Six Years of Bail Reform in Cuyahoga County: A Timeline
How public pressure, inhumane jail conditions, and informal agreements reshaped the Cuyahoga County bail system.
Cuyahoga County Judges Vowed to Reform the Bail System. Here’s What Happened.
Court officials informally changed their bail-setting practices for felony cases. Now, fewer people have to pay to get out of jail, a Marshall Project analysis shows.