Marshall Project Originals
Waiting for Justice
One man’s seven-year wait for a trial reveals the ways mandatory minimums distort our courts.
How Do You Clear a Pot Conviction From Your Record?
It depends on where you live. (Californians, you’re in luck.)
When You’re Busted at the Music Festival, Who Ya Gonna Call?
Some defense lawyers have learned to specialize in the realm of excess.
How the Law Will Adapt to Oregon’s Legalized Pot
Expunged arrest records, and new jobs for police dogs.
Get Caught with Pot, Face Deportation
As states loosen marijuana laws, the consequences for noncitizens remain as strict as ever.
The State of Marijuana
A conversation with a prominent thinker on the evolving law — and business — of pot.
What You Should Read About Loretta Lynch
A selective guide to the reporting on the next attorney general.