Marshall Project Originals
I Met My Friend in Prison. Now I Doubt His Innocence.
A prison volunteer's belief in second chances faces a difficult test.
Breaking the Unwritten Rule of Prison
Or, what happens when guards and prison staff interact as just human beings.
The Bureau of Prisons Yields to a Chaplain’s Conscience
The bureau relents in a stalemate over pepper spray.
I Thought Being Gay Was a Sin Until I Saw My Friend Suffer in Prison
A Christian inmate confronts his own beliefs.
What Angola's Resigning Warden Is Leaving Behind
For 20 years, Burl Cain both punished and preached.
A Letter to Pope Francis
You are about to enter Philadelphia’s largest jail. Here is what you should know.