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Coronavirus January 21
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.
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.
Coronavirus June 18, 2020
The Bureau of Prisons was unprepared and slow to respond. Then officials took steps that helped spread the virus.
Coronavirus May 21, 2020
Just a small fraction of federal prisoners have been sent home. Many others lack legal help and connections to make their case.