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Is It Time to Remove Immigration Courts From Presidential Control?
Calls grow to create an independent court system that protects immigration judges from political pressure.
Are Voters Ready to Move on From Willie Horton?
Democratic debates show how far the conversation has come on justice reform.
What Becoming an American Means Now
The Marshall Project's new film series takes you inside the U.S. immigration system through personal, poignant testimonials.
November 2, 2018
Five Lies In Trump’s Favorite Campaign Ad
Several reasons why the Luis Bracamontes video is grossly misleading or just plain false.
September 19, 2018
This Agency Tried to Fix the Race Gap in Juvenile Justice. Then Came Trump
A new presidential appointee has quietly changed decades-old federal policies meant to improve racial disparities in youth incarceration.
January 17, 2018
Trump Justice, Year One: The Demolition Derby
Here are nine ways the law-and-order president has smashed Obama’s legacy.
September 1, 2017
The Dreamers Won’t Go Quietly
And they’ve got a lot of allies.
August 30, 2017
Trump Sells Snake Oil on Opioids
Instead of offering real solutions to the epidemic, the president is race baiting.
Maria Mcfarland Sánchez-Moreno
August 2, 2017
Trump’s Remarks To Police Violate His Oath of Office
The president swore to uphold the Constitution but asked officers to ignore it.
Rachel A. Harmon
May 10, 2017
Comey Fired: A Reading Guide
Here’s what you need to know about the “Tuesday Night Massacre.”