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Coronavirus May 3
As COVID-19 spread earlier this year, prison facilities across the country suspended visits from family and lawyers. Several months into the pandemic, some states are easing those restrictions. We’re rounding up the changes as they occur.
Coronavirus April 29
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
Feature April 23
At the start of the pandemic, we asked four incarcerated people to chronicle daily life with the coronavirus. Here, they reveal what they witnessed and how they coped with the chaos, fear, isolation and deaths.
Feature April 22
The majority of states obtain money intended for foster children with disabilities or a deceased parent without telling them, The Marshall Project and NPR found.
Feature April 22
State foster care agencies have been taking benefits that belong to some of the most vulnerable kids. Here’s what to ask to see if it’s happened to you — and how to ask for your money back.
News April 20
“There is a whole wave of attacking elderly people in different ways," one New York legislator says.
Death Sentences April 15
A growing number of conservative lawmakers want to overhaul capital punishment, or end it.
Coronavirus April 14
During the pandemic, video chats replaced in-person visits between parents and their children placed in foster care. The effects could linger for years.
News and Awards April 13
Honored for our investigations into violence and dysfunction in the Mississippi prison system.
While we have to be aware that any word we choose has influence, no amount of Googling will reveal the magic word that brings justice into American prisons.