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Analysis of criminal justice published by The Marshall Project.
Analysis November 11
Even in states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana possession, Black people are still more likely to be arrested for it than White people. These organizers are working to change that.
Analysis November 6
A Nevada state supreme court candidate was one of very few nationwide to run on a message of reform. Most campaigns leaned on “tough on crime” strategy yet again.
Analysis October 30
New data shows huge numbers of children detained at the border, peaking in 2019.
Analysis October 7
A brief history of a political dog whistle.
Analysis September 23
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a revered feminist icon. Her legacy on issues such as prisoners’ rights, capital punishment, racial justice and tribal sovereignty has been less examined.
Analysis September 23
The president has spent millions on misleading Facebook ads targeting undecided voters, while Joe Biden has been virtually silent.
Analysis August 21
New data shows deaths from all causes—COVID and otherwise—have gone up 9 percent among White Americans, but more than 30 percent in communities of color.
Analysis July 9
A task force designed to forge unity and turn out Sanders voters proposes ambitious rollback of Trump policies.
Analysis June 10
Even in the 15 largest departments where the majority of officers are people of color, only one union leader is black, our analysis shows.
Analysis January 9
A tip led us to a little-known program that affected hundreds of poor workers.