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Cuyahoga County, Ohio
What Happens During Cuyahoga County’s Criminal Arraignment Process?
An explainer on the felony arraignment process in Cuyahoga County.
Lost Your License in Ohio Due to Debt? A New State Bill Might Fix That
A Marshall Project - Cleveland and News 5 report helped spark a bipartisan bill to end spiraling financial strain on hundreds of thousands of drivers.
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Some of Our Best Work of 2023
In podcasts, broadcasts and narrative stories, we examined prison conditions, prosecutions of pregnant women, Dungeons & Dragons on death row, and more.
Cuyahoga County Jail Shows People the Door, Offers Little Else to Aid Reentry
Sheriff vows change in response to The Marshall Project - Cleveland investigation.
News and information from our Cleveland newsroom.
More to Explore in Expanded News Inside
Issue 15 branches out with a special section for people incarcerated in Ohio.
How We Analyzed Changing Bail Trends in Cuyahoga County
Unpacking a complex, changing system.
September 30, 2023
Should Money Decide Who is Kept in Jail? More Locations Are Saying No.
Los Angeles and Illinois are the latest jurisdictions to change their cash bail system.
September 11, 2023
Cuyahoga County Judges Vowed to Reform the Bail System. Here’s What Happened.
Court officials informally changed their bail-setting practices for felony cases. Now, fewer people have to pay to get out of jail, a Marshall Project analysis shows.
September 11, 2023
Six Years of Bail Reform in Cuyahoga County: A Timeline
How public pressure, inhumane jail conditions, and informal agreements reshaped the Cuyahoga County bail system.