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Alysia Santo is a staff writer. Her investigative reporting on the criminal justice system has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and elsewhere. She was a finalist for the Livingston Award in both 2016 and 2017 and a runner-up for the 2016 John Jay College/H.F. Guggenheim Prize for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting.
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Feature December 3
Being stripped of parental rights while in prison, even for minor crimes, is “the family separation crisis that no one knows about,” one advocate said.
Feature September 13
Seven states won’t give victim aid to people with criminal histories. The policies fall hardest on black families.
News July 25
But the accusations are still rarely found to be true.
Feature July 23
How Donald Trump’s war on immigrants is playing out in his hometown.
Life Inside February 15
"The only right you have, I told him, is to make it home alive."
News November 9, 2017
When women report abuse from the men in their custody.
News October 10, 2017
The Marshall Project teams up with Teen Vogue to listen.
Feature September 24, 2017
By reframing the issue around the evils of big government, Republicans are notching victories that have eluded more liberal legislatures.
News August 25, 2017
“These guys were absolutely jaw-dropping in their incompetence.”