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Fresh context, analysis, and perspective on the world of criminal justice.
Commentary May 21
How the white vigilante killing of the unarmed, black jogger in Brunswick, Georgia, is both an echo of past violence and a modern call to action.
Commentary December 19, 2019
Catch up on probing investigations, moving documentaries and the new print magazine that made our year.
Commentary December 18, 2019
The Marshall Project staff shares some of our favorite things to watch and listen to.
Commentary December 17, 2019
We need a broad national effort to recruit and place volunteers to educate and counsel incarcerated people.
Commentary June 19, 2019
“We have grown weary of worn-out debates over the feasibility of a world without prisons.”
Commentary May 31, 2019
Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' revisits the Central Park jogger case. Here’s what we’ve learned since then
Commentary May 10, 2019
Nonprofits in a handful of states provide transportation to help children visit their imprisoned parents. Now New York may revive a state-funded free busing program.
Commentary May 1, 2019
Police employ lethal violence in response to perceived threats at vastly different rates across the country. Racial bias is just one factor.
Commentary March 21, 2019
“Can criminal justice reform succeed without addressing the health of incarcerated people?"
Commentary January 15, 2019
We Are Witnesses: Becoming an American sparks a difficult but honest conversation about the U.S. immigration system.