Marshall Project Originals
Trump’s Crime and Carnage Ad Blitz Is Going Unanswered on Facebook
The president has spent millions on misleading Facebook ads targeting undecided voters, while Joe Biden has been virtually silent.
The Tricky Business of Measuring Crime and Punishment
Pew researchers release a new prison scorecard, but it ain’t perfect.
Seven Things to Know About Repeat Offenders
A new report looks at recidivism among inmates released from federal prisons.
Black and Unarmed: Behind the Numbers
What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings.
Why Some Young Sex Offenders Are Held Indefinitely
Jhon Sanchez already served his time for a series of sex offenses he committed when he was 13. But he’s not free yet. Inside the world of civil commitment.