The Marshall Project
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Police Misconduct Costs Cities Millions Every Year. But That’s Where The Accountability Ends.
Inside Frigid Texas Prisons: Broken Toilets, Disgusting Food, Few Blankets
When The Prison Banned Board Games, We Played Chess In Our Minds
A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons
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.
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News and Awards
The Marshall Project and Mississippi Today Win Harry Frank Guggenheim Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting
Our investigation exposed Mississippi’s modern-day debtors prisons.
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The City Where Police Unleash Dogs On Black Teens
In Baton Rouge, police dogs bit a teenager 17 or younger every three weeks, on average.
U.S. Marshals Act Like Local Police With More Violence and Less Accountability
The federal agency’s teams have killed an average of 22 suspects and bystanders a year.
Uriel J. Garcia
What 120 Executions Tell Us About Criminal Justice in America
The Marshall Project tracked every execution in America for more than five years. For condemned people, the path to death grew longer, more winding and erratic.
Les Dijeron Que Podían Quedarse en EE.UU. Pero Igual Pueden Ser Deportados.
Unos 26.000 niños inmigrantes víctimas de abuso, negligencia o abandono deben permanecer como si fueran indocumentados durante años, a pesar de ser elegibles para la residencia permanente.
Andrew R. Calderón
I’ve Been Strip-Frisked Over 1,000 Times in Prison. I Consider It Sexual Assault
Strip-searching us for contraband is a perfectly legal way to rob incarcerated people of our humanity.
Corey Devon Arthur
He’s Too Mentally Ill to Execute. Why Is He Still on Death Row After 45 Years?
Raymond Riles has been on death row longer than anyone in America. He’s one of many who have languished there for decades with severe mental illnesses.
They Were Accused of Messing With Local Officers. Should the Feds Intervene?
In Oregon and across the country, protesters charged with “civil disorder” say the vague federal law is unconstitutional.
How Prisons in Each State Are Restricting Visits Due to Coronavirus
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.