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Jamiles Lartey is a New Orleans-based staff writer for The Marshall Project. Previously, he worked as a reporter for the Guardian covering issues of criminal justice, race and policing. Jamiles was a member of the team behind the award-winning online database “The Counted,” tracking police violence in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, He was named “Michael J. Feeney Emerging Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists. In his off time, Jamiles is an avid drummer, playing and recording with artists in the New Orleans area.
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Feature October 22
But will cops training in martial arts lead to struggles that didn’t need to happen?
Analysis September 27
Census data show incarceration rates are down. It may have more to do with the pandemic than broad reforms.
Life Inside July 29
This spring, a judge ruled that the healthcare at the Louisiana State Penitentiary violated prisoners’ Eighth Amendment rights. Lois Ratcliff tells the horrifying story of her son Farrell’s decline and death.
News March 4
Critics say a new policy for police encounters with children doesn’t go far enough.
News February 2
They describe an officer quick to use force and callous about their pain.
News December 21, 2020
Ohio guard members patrolling inside prisons trained for a fraction of the 5 weeks required of correction officers.
News December 3, 2020
Public health experts urge making them a priority—but some push back.
News November 17, 2020
CoreCivic and GEO Group have been shifting away from prisons toward other government contracts, like office space and immigration detention.
News November 8, 2020
Joe Biden ran on the most progressive criminal justice platform of any major party candidate in generations. So what can he actually do?
The System October 23, 2020
What do advocates mean when they call for “defunding,” “abolishing” or “reimagining” the police?