Marshall Project Originals
A Reader’s Guide to Our Constitutional Crisis
What you need to know about the week’s momentous legal and political news in Trumpland.
Trump’s Quiet War on Migrant Kids
How the administration is turning child protection into law enforcement
After nearly a decade in detention, Haroon Gul believed he had a chance at freedom. Then came President Trump.
Trump Justice, Year One: The Demolition Derby
Here are nine ways the law-and-order president has smashed Obama’s legacy.
Trump Sells Snake Oil on Opioids
Instead of offering real solutions to the epidemic, the president is race baiting.
Can This Marriage Be Saved?
Left and right came together on criminal justice reform. Then Trump happened.
How Prosecutors Are Fighting Trump’s Deportation Plans
Some D.A.’s urge new discretion on pleas, sentences.
Trump’s Radical Departure on Immigration
A softer tone from the White House belies a harsher reality.
Why Trump’s Wall Won’t Keep Out Heroin
It’s the easiest drug to traffic in small batches, and it is very lucrative.
Stranded in Trump's America
Hundreds of thousands of people from seven barred nations live in all parts of the U.S.
Trump Budget Draft Targets Cops, Crime Victims
Also civil rights enforcement and legal aid for the poor.
What Happened At Jeff Sessions' Senate Hearing
Senator laments a “corrosion of respect” for police in first day of testimony centered on crime and punishment.
Why Congress May Bring Criminal Justice Reform Back to Life
Four reasons a bipartisan bill has a better chance than you think
8 Ways Jeff Sessions Could Change Criminal Justice
From police to prosecutions to prisons, the AG holds wide sway.