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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.
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News September 13
Thousands of cases have been filed since President Trump started forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico.
News September 10
Most states give money to people leaving prison. But some formerly incarcerated people say it's often not enough to meet their basic needs.
Analysis August 23
Most of the increase comes from immigration charges, not violent crime or drugs, a new report finds.
News August 14
A hiring freeze by the Trump administration shrank the federal prison workforce at twice the rate of the declining prison population.
News August 7
North Carolina Supreme Court hearings raise broad questions of systemic bias in the state judicial system.
News August 1
In Detroit, court-appointed lawyers for the poor are encouraged to take on large caseloads at the expense of their clients, a new report says.
News July 18
In New York City, officers are illegally using information from arrests that have been sealed, according to a lawsuit. The practice is legal in more than two dozen states.
News July 16
A series of policy changes has failed to reduce the ever-growing backlog of cases waiting to be resolved.