Marshall Project Originals
“I Begged Them To Let Me Die”: How Federal Prisons Became Coronavirus Death Traps.
The Bureau of Prisons was unprepared and slow to respond. Then officials took steps that helped spread the virus.
Why Incarcerated People At Poultry Plants Deserve Better
Hazardous conditions undermine the benefits of early work release.
How Blacks and Whites Die Differently in Prison
New federal data shows some stark racial disparities.
The DNA Tests That Came Too Late to Save Two Men
Percell Warren and Nathaniel Epps died while fighting a rape conviction — but their battle still goes on.
The Deadly Consequences of Solitary With a Cellmate
Imagine living in a cell that’s smaller than a parking space — with a homicidal roommate.