The Marshall Project
Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice
A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system
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News & Awards
May 6, 2020
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.
Elaine Mcmillion Sheldon
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June 1, 2016
How a Police Detective Helps Inmates Prepare to Live on the Outside
A new documentary spotlights a program that reclaims lives through writing.
November 10, 2015
Could Virtual OBGYN Services Help Stop Miscarriages? One Arkansas Jail Hopes So
Prodded by lawsuits, one jail moves to curb fetal deaths.
First & Latest
September 30, 2015
Georgia Executed its First Woman in 70 Years
A closer look at why female executions are so rare.
April 15, 2015
A doula offers a little comfort for a birth behind bars.
March 27, 2015
Can Weaves Be Dangerous?
The problem of race and hair behind bars.
December 19, 2014
By the Numbers
A guide to the latest stats in the world of criminal justice.