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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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News June 26
“You have to use a lot of force, or you are going to die.”
News June 1
Disproportionate use of force can turn a peaceful protest violent, research shows.
Coronavirus June 1
Prisons turn out to be a key place to study how coronavirus spreads and how immunity to it works.
News May 28
The department allows officers to use choke holds barred in other cities.
News April 23
Bail reform advocates are adapting in light of COVID-19 releases and the lessons from New York’s no-bail flop.
Coronavirus April 13
Volunteers who monitor courts across the country say they are getting little access to online-only proceedings.
Election 2020 April 8
The candidates who vied with Joe Biden to challenge President Trump in November staked out positions on bail reform, marijuana, immigration and more. Here’s where they stood.
Coronavirus March 28
While some cities free people from jail and stop arrests, others are much more business as usual.
The Lowdown December 12, 2019
Half of America’s prisoners are in for violent crimes, but reforms often leave them behind.
News September 30, 2019
2018 drop extends decades-long trend, but rapes rise for sixth straight year