Marshall Project Originals
Why Is It So Hard To Prosecute White Extremists?
Citing the protections of the First Amendment, prosecutors often use other charges as a workaround to go after members of hate groups.
What’s in a Name?
New lawsuits by transgender people challenge bans on name changes for those convicted of crimes.
For 50 Years, You’ve Had “The Right to Remain Silent”
So why do so many suspects confess to crimes they didn’t commit?
Should Prisoners Be Allowed to Have Facebook Pages?
A new policy in Texas limits inmates’ access to social media, creating a First Amendment conundrum.