Marshall Project Originals
Should I Have Let My Friend on Death Row Kill Himself?
“We don’t live on death row; we wait to die.”
Treatment Denied: The Mental Health Crisis in Federal Prisons
The Bureau of Prisons set higher standards for psychiatric care. But instead of helping more inmates, the agency dropped thousands from its caseload, data shows.
Your Loved One Dies. The Prison Leaves a Voicemail.
Policies for notifying families about inmate deaths vary by state. Some say the process is often inhumane.
My Friend Killed Himself in an Alabama Prison
A rash of suicides in solitary confinement hits an inmate close to home.
The Implications of Trying to Kill Yourself on Death Row
Is dying sooner better than being executed later?
How Blacks and Whites Die Differently in Prison
New federal data shows some stark racial disparities.