Marshall Project Originals
What's Terrorism? Depends on Who, and When, You Ask
The definition of terrorism varies by jurisdiction and has morphed over time.
Prosecutor: It’s Terrorism. Suspect: ‘I Was Just Saying Something Stupid’
If it was just a crazy, drug-induced outburst, is it worth 7 years in prison?
Juror No. 5
On the eve of deliberations over the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a juror in the Timothy McVeigh trial looks back.
‘They Didn’t Believe the Camels Were Ours’
What a journalist’s seven-year walk around the world reveals about global policing.
Another Kind of Isolation
The Bureau of Prisons tightens the rules at its secretive “Communication Management Units.”