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Justin George is the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The Marshall Project. He previously worked at the Baltimore Sun, where he embedded with the local police department to cover the internal investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, part of a body of work that made the Sun a Pulitzer Prize finalist. George grew up in Littleton, Colo., and graduated from Columbine High School and the University of Colorado. He began his career at the Daily Camera of Boulder, Colo., before moving to the Daily Press of Newport News, Va., and the Tampa Bay Times, where he exposed sexual abuse of the developmentally disabled and covered Hurricane Katrina.
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News May 22
Congress and criminal justice, a scorecard
Feature May 15
They know what he did. They just don’t know who he is.
News March 15
Trump’s nominee to this panel called it “an overfed lemur.”
News January 26
The bureau relents in a stalemate over pepper spray.
News January 17
Here are nine ways the law-and-order president has smashed Obama’s legacy.
News December 13, 2017
The Alabama Democrat represents the flip-side of his predecessor.
News December 7, 2017
Awakening Evangelicals to an “outrageous” system.
News November 2, 2017
“Fat chance!” is giving way to “Well, maybe…”
News September 25, 2017
Stalemate over a can of pepper spray.
News September 1, 2017
Um, because they’re free.
News August 23, 2017
Mark Inch is about to find out.
News July 27, 2017
An adman thinks it can help.
News July 12, 2017
A new report contradicts a claim from the Bureau of Prisons.
Feature June 21, 2017
New data shows legalization leads to fewer encounters between cops and drivers, but racial disparities remain.
News June 6, 2017
Almost a year after our story, a preliminary investigation looks closely at one case.
Feature June 6, 2017
Left and right came together on criminal justice reform. Then Trump happened.
News May 31, 2017
A new survey of 2,000 federal prisoners reveals big gaps in teaching reentry skills.
Life Inside March 23, 2017
Two years later and no arrest. ‘Will it ever happen?’