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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
Feature May 6
Introducing “Tutwiler,” a new Marshall Project/Frontline documentary about women in an Alabama prison who support each other through pregnancy, labor and saying goodbye to their newborns.
Feature February 20
Too many prisoners, too few officers leads to violence.
Feature February 18
It was a triple-murder fueled by rage—but was it a hate crime?
Feature February 11
Every year, thousands of children are removed from their homes by officials who fear for their safety—only to be returned within days. It “felt like being kidnapped,” one said.
Feature February 7
Allegations in a Missouri lawsuit shed light on how some jail officials use restraint chairs, which have been linked to dozens of deaths.
Feature January 30
For these Texas high schoolers who live in Mexico, the border wall debate is more about daily logistics than politics.
Feature January 9
How the state’s “restitution program” forces poor people to work off small debts.
Feature December 17, 2019
He was one of the thousands of people assaulted in federal prisons each year. After his cellmate nearly killed him, he returned to his family a broken man.
Feature October 31, 2019
Cities say the feds won’t follow their rules about using force, body cams.
Feature October 24, 2019
The state’s attorney promised to transform the office. Data shows she’s dismissed thousands of felonies that would have been pursued in the past.