The Marshall Project
Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice
A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system
The Next to Die
We Are Witnesses
Politics and Reform
News & Awards
Fighting Time When You’re Doing Time
“Time has made it abundantly clear that my ability to exercise patience—or not to—doesn’t sway it in the least.”
Michael E. Gaston
April 5, 2018
Silencing Arthur Longworth
A prizewinning writer is punished for acting like a free man.
September 21, 2017
Confronting the Truth About My Friend on Death Row
No matter what, I don't think he should die.
August 10, 2017
What I Learned From the Neo-Nazi in My Prison Book Club
An inmate who grew up worshipping Hitler forces a reading group facilitator to challenge her own beliefs.
April 13, 2017
After 20 Years in Prison, All I Can Write Is Fantasy
An inmate, his typewriter and dreams of the Internet.
October 25, 2016
Does the First Amendment End at the Prison Gate?
An inmate’s novel is the latest test.
June 28, 2016
Meet the Full-Service Social Media Secretary for Prisoners
How Renea Royster gives prisoners access to the digital world.
July 16, 2015
Living With an Ankle Bracelet
Freedom, with conditions.