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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
Feature February 26
A court battle over an obscure Tennessee statute freed these men from prison. Years later, they were told they must return.
Feature February 12
In Baton Rouge, police dogs bit a teenager 17 or younger every three weeks, on average.
Feature February 11
The federal agency’s teams have killed an average of 22 suspects and bystanders a year.
Feature December 16, 2020
Obi had thousands of Instagram followers for being "cute and derpy." His work on the streets of Indianapolis was another matter.
Feature December 15, 2020
Most officers get training to respond to injuries, but are often not required to use it.
Feature December 15, 2020
Filing taxes with an undocumented immigrant means the whole family loses out on payment.
Feature December 14, 2020
Police are allowed to use “pain compliance.” But experts say dog bites are too unpredictable and severe.
Feature December 9, 2020
Prisoners, guards face danger from chronic understaffing by MTC
Feature November 20, 2020
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, 2020
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.