Marshall Project Originals
Trump's Surprising Popularity in Prison
Many incarcerated white people said they'd re-elect the president—if given the chance.
A Timely Prison Project? Or a G.O.P. Congressman’s Boondoggle?
Even the Trump administration casts doubt on the $444-million plan.
Dear President Trump: Here’s How to get Right on Crime, Part 1
Focus on intent, tailor the punishment to the crime, prepare prisoners for life after incarceration.
Rhetoric and Reality at the RNC
Does America need to be made safe again? We fact-checked a handful of last night’s claims.
Justice Reform, RIP?
The vaunted bipartisan drive to enact federal criminal justice reform is not quite dead. But its pulse is faint.
Republican Candidates on Criminal Justice: A Primer
Their sixth debate is in Charleston, a city still recovering from last year’s church killings.
Crime, Fear, and the Republicans
Can the GOP interest in criminal justice reform survive Donald Trump?
How Nebraska Repealed the Death Penalty
A deep-red state shows the way, with conservatives in the lead.