Marshall Project Originals
Another Hurdle For Former Inmates: Their Teeth
For many recently-released prisoners, severe dental issues are just one more barrier to restarting their lives.
The Long Way Home
“Each step in the transition from prison to community is an opportunity for either social integration or isolation.”
How Post-Prison Reentry Programs Fail Queer Women
Having a man counts as a plan in some reentry programs.
When Your Prison Becomes Your Paycheck
Some states are welcoming back ex-offenders to work behind bars.
Making Sense of Senseless Violence
A Harvard sociologist on a recent story from The Marshall Project and the ways violence begets more violence.
When Less is More
How putting fewer people on probation and parole can reduce prison populations, save money and keep us safer.
What Are Inmates Learning in Prison? Not Much.
A new survey of 2,000 federal prisoners reveals big gaps in teaching reentry skills.