The Marshall Project
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Marella Gayla is a former editorial intern from New York City. Her writing has been published in The Harvard Crimson and The Harvard Advocate. She is currently working toward an honors undergraduate degree in American History and Literature.
August 9, 2017
What’s the Punishment for Theft? Depends On What State You’re In
You can go to prison in Florida for a $300 crime, but it’s $2,500 in Wisconsin.
July 13, 2017
When a Witness Confronts the Accused: Is a Courtroom I.D. Fair?
So far, two states say not always, and try to limit the practice.
June 21, 2017
A Federal Court Asks Jurors to Confront Their Hidden Biases
But is a novel video tutorial the best way? The jury is still out.
June 18, 2017
He Walked Out of Prison After 11 Years — Now the State Wants Him Back
After 18 months of freedom, Robert Woodall may be headed back behind bars.