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Juvenile Detention Centers Face One Scandal After Another
A Prison Medical Company Faced Lawsuits From Incarcerated People. Then It Went ‘Bankrupt.’
Mississippi Auditor: Prison Company Must Pay $2 Million for No-Show 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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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.
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.
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.
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Biden taps Harris to lead new federal office of gun violence prevention
Senator Bob Menendez Is Indicted in Brazen Bribery Plot
Georgia prison employees have aided prisoners’ criminal schemes
A fresh wave of migrants is crossing the southern border
Nebraska mother sentenced to prison for giving abortion pills to pregnant daughter
With Impeachment Push, Wisconsin GOP Tests Bounds of Political Power
Texas inmate killed by cellmate during a statewide prison lockdown
Mississippi police department that caused mistrial has ‘competency issues’ in its investigations unit, expert says
DAs speak out against clemency push for death row inmates
Crime data is not all bad news. Here's good news on criminal justice
Judicial Ethics Doesn’t Bar Judges from Speaking Out About Diversity and Racial Injustice
Memo to Kansas City, Mo.: Time to rethink your plan to build a new jail
California's new conservatorship law is a risky experiment, not backed by data
Sikhs in the U.S. Warned by FBI About Death Threats
Clarence Thomas Secretly Participated in Koch Network Donor Events — ProPublica
9/11 Defendant Not Fit for Death-Penalty Trial, Judge Rules
Lucy Morgan, Pulitzer-winning force of Florida journalism, dies at 82
Wrongful deaths, beatings, false arrests alleged in lawsuits against Rapides law enforcement
When Police Kill and Use Victims’ Rights Laws to Stay Anonymous
The shooting of an Ohio pregnant woman is the latest case of police using Marsy’s Law to shield officers.
Migrants Desperate for Jobs Trapped in Asylum Maze
Hundreds of thousands were eligible to apply earlier for work permits, but the government only began alerting them last week.
Rebuilding Family After Foster Care
Bad timing and a stint in juvenile detention prevented Matthew and Terrick from accessing the foster care resources offered to their youngest brother, Joseph.
The Marshall Project and FRONTLINE Present ‘Two Strikes’ and ‘Tutwiler’
A special broadcast of two short documentaries gives a rare insight into life behind bars.
Two Strikes by
Elaine McMillion Sheldon