Marshall Project Originals
Why Tennessee Is Challenging the DOJ's Ethics
A clash over evidence that could help defendants has wider implications.
“An Odd, Almost Senseless Series of Events”
Every law student knows John Brady’s name. But few know the story of the bumbling murder that ended in a landmark legal ruling.
How Social Media Giants Side With Prosecutors in Criminal Cases
Why can’t the defense have access, too?
Digg Dialog Recap: How Not To Handle A Rape Investigation
Missed the discussion? Here are the highlights.
‘I’m Just Happy to Be Alive’
An Alabama man, wrongfully convicted, overcomes a judicial override to gain his freedom.
A Phone Call From Jail? Better Watch What You Say
A confession, a threat—it’s probably taped. And admissible.
The Possibly Coerced Confession at the Heart of the Bite Mark Case
Re-assessing a videotaped interrogation.