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Coronavirus June 24
The Marshall Project and The Associated Press collected data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons every week. See how the virus affected correctional facilities near you.
News June 11
As the pandemic worsened inside federal prisons, officials granted fewer releases.
Feature February 26
A court battle over an obscure Tennessee statute freed these men from prison. Years later, they were told they must return.
News November 17, 2020
CoreCivic and GEO Group have been shifting away from prisons toward other government contracts, like office space and immigration detention.
The System November 11, 2020
The United States locks up more people per capita than any other developed country. Here’s why.
News November 5, 2020
Unlike many law enforcement unions that endorsed the president, Bureau of Prisons staff argue he's anti-union.
News October 21, 2020
A federal judge ruled prisoners can get the $1,200 checks many Americans received in the spring. Some prison systems are putting up roadblocks, lawyers and prisoners say.
Feature September 19, 2020
Months ago, the attorney general ordered pandemic prison releases. After 24 years behind bars, Miller is one of many still waiting for a ticket home.
Feature August 13, 2020
U.S. Marshals are transporting prisoners without testing them for coronavirus
Feature July 24, 2020
An oral history of the first federal execution under Donald Trump, as told by victims’ relatives, prison staff, and others.