Marshall Project Originals
The Hardest Phone Call a Prosecutor Has to Make
Law school doesn’t prepare you for delivering bad news to victims and their families.
Facing the Pain of Being a Killer
An inmate offers an apology that brings him face to face with his crime.
How I Came to Terms with the Man Who Shot Me
A victim is transformed by a family history of crime and violence.
It’s Not Just Pot and the Death Penalty
Four important ballot measures you probably haven’t heard of.
My Regrets as a Juror Who Sent a Man to Death Row
“If I could have done anything, it would have been to deadlock the jury, but I didn’t have the personal strength to do that.”
Miami’s Notorious Jail Fights Back Against Rape
A 5-year turnaround is cited as a model of prevention.
A Brutal Crime, Often Terribly Investigated
“An Unbelievable Story of Rape” by The Marshall Project and ProPublica underscored the need for improving rape investigations. Here’s how.