Marshall Project Originals
I Survived a Violent Crime, Then the Justice System Let Me Down
"I was made to feel like a second-class victim."
What Victims Want
Did a prosecutor lie about whether the family of a murder victim wanted the death penalty?
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.
Crime Victims Stand to Lose Aid, If Obamacare Goes Away
Without it, state compensation funds would again bear more of the burden.
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.