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Analysis of criminal justice published by The Marshall Project.
Money-Making Schemes That Ensnare Prisoners and Their Families
If it sounds too good to be true, legal experts say, it probably is.
Are Voters Ready to Move on From Willie Horton?
Democratic debates show how far the conversation has come on justice reform.
What Do Abolitionists Really Want?
For years they’ve pushed a radical vision of a world without prisons. Now, the mainstream is taking note.
Is There a Connection Between Undocumented Immigrants and Crime?
It’s a widely held perception, but a new analysis finds no evidence to support it.
When “Violent Offenders” Commit Nonviolent Crimes
Embezzlement and selling drugs near a school are among the offenses some states classify as violent.
How Trump Inherited His Expanding Detention System
The number of people in immigration detention has increased under every presidential administration for more than 25 years.
November 7, 2018
The Immigration Crisis Jeff Sessions Leaves Behind
Assessing the ousted attorney general's legacy on President Trump's favorite issue.
November 2, 2018
Five Lies In Trump’s Favorite Campaign Ad
Several reasons why the Luis Bracamontes video is grossly misleading or just plain false.
November 1, 2018
Criminal Justice on the Tuesday Ballot
Our roundup: drugs, policing, juries, even slavery.
September 12, 2018
Subway Policing in New York City Still Has A Race Problem
As the NYPD slows arrests for fare evasion, neighborhoods of color remain a target.