Marshall Project Originals
When the Money Runs out for Public Defense, What Happens Next?
Massive caseloads, long wait lists, group plea deals, and other realities of a funding crisis.
Need Cash to Hire a Lawyer? Try Crowdfunding
When raising money the old-fashioned way just won’t do.
The Man Held on $9,999,999 Bail
How a Tennessee judge ensured that an accused cop-killer would not go free.
Bounty Hunters, Bondsmen, and the People Who Owe Them
Photographer Clara Vannucci captures the chase.