Marshall Project Originals
How Prosecutor Reform Is Shaking Up Small DA Races
The goals of the effort are trickling down, even if the money isn’t.
The DAs Who Want to Set the Guilty Free
‘Sentence review units’ would revisit harsh punishments from the past.
How Prosecutors Are Fighting Trump’s Deportation Plans
Some D.A.’s urge new discretion on pleas, sentences.
A Primer on Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump’s Pick for Attorney General
An extensive record as a prosecutor and a senator gives some hints of what to expect.
These Prosecutors Campaigned for Less Jail Time — And Won
Reform-minded candidates unseat incumbents in some races.
New Strategy for Justice Reform: Vote Out the DA
A battle in Tampa reflects a shift across the country.
Five Voices on Reforming the Front End of Justice
While the feds fiddle, some locals are innovating.
The Scandal-Singed DAs Who Want to Be Judges
For decades, California prosecutors covered up unethical deals with jailhouse informers.
Is it O.K. to Quote Scripture When the Death Penalty Is at Stake?
Some judges say yes, some say no. Care to second guess?