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Fresh context, analysis, and perspective on the world of criminal justice.
Commentary June 19
“We have grown weary of worn-out debates over the feasibility of a world without prisons.”
Commentary May 31
Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' revisits the Central Park jogger case. Here’s what we’ve learned since then
Commentary May 10
Nonprofits in a handful of states provide transportation to help children visit their imprisoned parents. Now New York may revive a state-funded free busing program.
Commentary May 1
Police employ lethal violence in response to perceived threats at vastly different rates across the country. Racial bias is just one factor.
Commentary March 21
“Can criminal justice reform succeed without addressing the health of incarcerated people?"
Commentary January 15
We Are Witnesses: Becoming an American sparks a difficult but honest conversation about the U.S. immigration system.
Commentary January 14
The Marshall Project's new film series takes you inside the U.S. immigration system through personal, poignant testimonials.
Commentary December 27, 2018
Finish the year strong with journalism that makes a difference.
Commentary December 20, 2018
Germany reckoned with its past to build a better justice system. America should too.
Commentary December 18, 2018
California scales back its felony murder rule.