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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
Feature November 20
25 years ago this month, “superpredator” was coined in The Weekly Standard. Media spread the term like wildfire, creating repercussions on policy and culture we are still reckoning with today.
Feature November 17
Police dogs bite thousands of Americans each year, including innocent bystanders, children, police officers, even their own handlers. The Marshall Project—in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute—examined more than 150 serious cases nationwide.
Feature November 8
A new lawsuit claims Black Americans with mental illness are being forced into traumatic emergency room stays.
Feature November 2
State officials often fail to identify prisoners with developmental disorders, a group that faces overwhelming challenges behind bars, from bright lights to noises to social dynamics.
Feature October 29
The terrifying reign of a small town’s police dog.
Feature October 15
A series on the damage police dogs inflict on Americans, published in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute.
Feature October 15
Growing up, few Black families in Ayanna Brooks’s neighborhood had dogs. A vicious attack reminded her why.
Feature October 13
Law enforcement releases little information about their K-9s, despite injuries and death.
Feature October 11
Why K-9s in Indianapolis have mauled so many people—and why that may change.