Marshall Project Originals
A Bestselling Author Became Obsessed With Freeing a Man From Prison. It Nearly Ruined Her Life.
After the success of her novel Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen spent years trying to prove a man's innocence. Now she’s “absolutely broke” and “seriously ill,” and her next book is “years past deadline.”
The DAs Who Want to Set the Guilty Free
‘Sentence review units’ would revisit harsh punishments from the past.