The Marshall Project
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Clare Sestanovich is a former researcher and contributer to daily news coverage. Previously, she was an editorial fellow at The Atlantic and graduated from Yale University in 2013 with a degree in English.
June 22, 2015
Columbia students rally to get their school to divest from private prison companies.
April 3, 2015
Keep it simple, keep it religious.
March 30, 2015
A Courtroom Divided
What a battle between a Mississippi judge and a group of public defenders tells us about the state of indigent defense.
February 27, 2015
Untested Rape Kits: FAQ
Why cities are struggling with backlogs, and what they’re doing about them.
February 11, 2015
Jon Stewart on Criminal Justice
The jester takes a bow.
February 10, 2015
Our Body-Cams, Ourselves
Now that police are always on, who gets to watch?
February 2, 2015
An accused terrorist goes on trial. Manhattan yawns.
January 14, 2015
NYC Declares an End to Solitary for Inmates Under 21
Now comes the hard part.
January 6, 2015
A Short History of Police Protest
From Calvin Coolidge to Bill de Blasio.
December 30, 2014
How it’s made, how it smells, and why ketchup is involved.