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Bill Keller is the founding editor-in-chief of The Marshall Project and a member of the Board of Directors. Keller worked for The New York Times from 1984 to 2014 as a correspondent, editor and op-ed columnist. As a correspondent, he covered the collapse of the Soviet Union, winning a Pulitzer Prize, and the end of white rule in South Africa. From July 2003 until September 2011, he was the executive editor of The Times.
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Life Inside February 27, 2020
Where prison guards’ favorite tactic is messing with your head.
Prisoners at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Philadelphia. The idea of prison abolition has gained traction among criminal justice reformers.
Analysis June 13, 2019
For years they’ve pushed a radical vision of a world without prisons. Now, the mainstream is taking note.
Andrew Goldstein is in Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y. He was sentenced to 23 years in prison for pushing Kendra Webdale to her death on subway tracks in Manhattan and is scheduled to be released on Sept. 14.
Feature September 3, 2018
Andrew Goldstein's crime set in motion a dramatic shift in how we care for the violent mentally ill. Including for himself—when he's released this month.
In an episode of "The Simpsons," a Frank Gehry-inspired concert house proves unpopular when the residents of Springfield discover they hate classical music. Mr. Burns buys the hall, and repurposes it as a prison.
News December 21, 2017
Prison as college campus. Prison as wellness center. Prison as monastery.
Michelle Jones, center, works on a housing policy proposal at Indiana Women's Prison with Andrew Falk, left, a senior fellow at the Sagamore Institute, and Natalie Medley.
Commentary September 14, 2017
How her prison education saved us a million bucks
News and Awards August 16, 2017
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Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a package of bills to overhaul Louisiana's criminal justice system in June.
Analysis July 19, 2017
What Washington can learn from the states.
Danielle Sered is the director of Common Justice, an organization that operates an alternative-to-incarceration and victim service program for serious and violent felonies.
Q&A February 16, 2017
An advocate (and survivor) makes the case for another approach.
"Locked In" offers Fordam University law professor John Pfaff's surprising take on the significance of prosecutors and the relative insignificance of the war on drugs in explaining "mass incarceration."
Analysis February 9, 2017
Or at least misleading, says this contrarian scholar. Here’s why it matters.