Marshall Project Originals
There Are Fewer People Behind Bars Now Than 10 Years Ago. Will It Last?
Census data show incarceration rates are down. It may have more to do with the pandemic than broad reforms.
Maryland Leads as Prison Populations Continue to Decline
Sentencing reforms still curbing mass incarceration, but some eye reversals.
A Timely Prison Project? Or a G.O.P. Congressman’s Boondoggle?
Even the Trump administration casts doubt on the $444-million plan.