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Coronavirus August 6
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
Feature July 24
An oral history of the first federal execution under Donald Trump, as told by victims’ relatives, prison staff, and others.
Coronavirus June 18
The Bureau of Prisons was unprepared and slow to respond. Then officials took steps that helped spread the virus.
Coronavirus May 21
Just a small fraction of federal prisoners have been sent home. Many others lack legal help and connections to make their case.
Coronavirus May 15
A new lawsuit says crowded meals and dorms increase coronavirus risk.
Coronavirus May 14
Fatal victims illuminate women’s unique problems in prison, and the all-too-common ways they get there in the first place.
Coronavirus May 8
The Bureau of Prisons reports 110 confirmed cases among 17,000 prisoners—and that may be an undercount.
Coronavirus April 30
A state spokesman says the system has more than 100,000 N95 masks, but it’s unclear how many have been given to officers or prisoners.
Coronavirus April 15
The United States is about to find out as officials struggle to contain the coronavirus.
Coronavirus April 10
Prisoners made furniture and license plates during the pandemic, according to workers and families. Some plants are now making face masks.