Search About Donate
Weihua Li is a data fellow at The Marshall Project. She uses data analysis and visualization to tell stories about the criminal justice system. She studied journalism and comparative politics at Boston University and recently graduated from Columbia University with a master's degree in data journalism.
Twitter @Weihua_Li1
Coronavirus March 27
Early data suggests criminal incidents are down in several cities under stay-at-home orders.
Coronavirus March 19
Those 55 and older are a growing share of the people in state prisons. They’re also the most at risk as coronavirus spreads.
Election 2020 March 12
The candidates vying to challenge President Trump in November have staked out positions on bail reform, marijuana, immigration and more. Here’s where they stand.
Feature February 20
Too many prisoners, too few officers leads to violence.
Feature February 11
Every year, thousands of children are removed from their homes by officials who fear for their safety—only to be returned within days. It “felt like being kidnapped,” one said.
Feature January 9
How the state’s “restitution program” forces poor people to work off small debts.
News December 3
A new study finds black people are staying longer in state prisons, even as they face fewer arrests and prison admissions overall.
Analysis November 26, 2019
Gender has passed religion and sexual orientation as one of the most common motivations behind hate crimes, but recognizing it is a challenge for many police departments.
Justice Lab November 11
Victim’s family pushes for a high-tech crackdown—but it may not work.
News September 30
2018 drop extends decades-long trend, but rapes rise for sixth straight year