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What Crime Data Says About the Effects of Texas Busing Migrants
I Never Thought I Could Fall In Love With a Woman. Then Came Prison.
Spit Hoods Can Be Deadly. Police Keep Using Them Anyway.
5 Takeaways From Our Investigation Into Police Use of Spit Hoods
Reporting by The Marshall Project and WTSP in Tampa examined how police continue using the hoods, even as deaths raise troubling questions.
Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Oklahoma Is Charging Women for Using It While Pregnant
Courts are set to decide if using the drug during pregnancy is a crime, even as a growing number of women in the state face prosecution.
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If You Can’t Afford an Attorney, One Will Be Appointed. And You May Get a Huge Bill
In Iowa, people too poor to pay for a lawyer are on the hook for big fees they can’t afford.
The AI Lawyer is Here
How Artificial Intelligence is making its way into the legal system.
Bill Would Change How New York Disciplines Abusive Prison Guards
A 2023 investigation by The Marshall Project exposed how the prison department failed to fire officers it accused of abuse.
My Biggest Daily Challenge in Prison Isn’t Violence. It’s the Monotony.
Boredom may seem like a small price to pay for committing a crime. But life on the inside isn’t so much a physical battle as it is a mental one.
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When the Border Crisis Is in Your Backyard: Migrants, Cartels and Cowboys
Trump Ordered to Pay $355 Million in NY Civil Fraud Trial Ruling
Former Wisconsin Republican Party chair says he was tricked by fake elector plan
She Was Denied an Abortion After Roe Fell. This Is a Year in Her Family’s Life. — ProPublica
2 officers, 1 first responder killed responding to domestic violence call in Minnesota; shooter also dead
2 juveniles charged in Kansas City Chiefs victory parade shooting
Judge declares a mistrial in a former Ohio deputy’s murder trial
The Texas Elections That Will Shape Policing and Punishment This Year
Mississippi Lawmakers Propose Measures to Oversee Police
David Weiss Is a Direct Witness to the Crimes on Which He Indicted Alexander Smirnov
Opinion: Fani Willis's bad judgment has endangered her case and the nation
Unsafe on Campus
First nitrogen execution was a 'botched' human experiment, Alabama lawsuit alleges
Ex-FBI spy hunter Charles McGonigal sentenced for hiding secret cash payments
A Florida man was imprisoned 37 years for a murder he didn't commit. He's now getting $14M
Border Patrol’s second-ranking official suspended for alleged misconducts
Torture by U.S. Was Key Issue in Bali Bombing Plea Deal
What Happens During Cuyahoga County’s Criminal Arraignment Process?
An explainer on the felony arraignment process in Cuyahoga County.
‘The Fullness of Time’: Jacob Wideman Confronts His Fate
Part Eight of the “Violation” podcast explores what time means behind bars. And listeners respond to the question: Did Jake get what he deserves?
The Food on Your Table, Brought to You By Prison Labor
Incarcerated workers help produce some of America’s most popular food brands, but get few of the benefits and protections afforded to others.
New Execution Methods, Old Problems
What the first execution by nitrogen in the U.S. says about capital punishment.