Marshall Project Originals
An Unbelievable Story of Rape
An 18-year-old said she was attacked at knifepoint. Then she said she made it up. That’s where our story begins.
When School Feels Like Jail
Isolation rooms and paddling: What some schools in the South are doing to keep students in line.
The New Science of Sentencing
Should prison sentences be based on crimes that haven’t been committed yet?
Broken on the Wheel
The gruesome 18th Century legal case that turned a famed philosopher into a crusader for the innocent.