The Marshall Project
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A column that examines the science, social science and technology of criminal justice
Can Better Data Fix Florida’s Prisons?
A landmark law lets the state track people through the justice system. But that’s tougher than it sounds.
In Court, Where Are Siri and Alexa?
When it comes to setting the record straight, court reporting technology is still not up to speed.
Joseph Darius Jaafari
August 14, 2018
A Dangerous Brain
Can neuroscience predict how likely someone is to commit another crime?
Andrew R. Calderon
July 31, 2018
The Curfew Myth
How a ‘90s panic spawned an anti-crime measure that doesn’t make you safer.
May 24, 2018
Your Home is Your...Snitch?
When your appliances work as police informants.
December 15, 2017
A Mass Incarceration Mystery
Why are black imprisonment rates going down? Four theories.
March 27, 2017
Happiness is a Warm Phaser
The search for the truly nonlethal weapon.
October 27, 2016
Who’s a Kid?
Science — and law enforcement — are rethinking young adults.
October 12, 2016
When Do You Go for Your Gun?
Training cops in the use of force.
September 29, 2016
Driverless Cars Are Coming. What Does That Mean for Policing?
An end to traffic stops and hot pursuit. Arrest by drones. And new tricks for terrorists.