The Marshall Project
Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice
A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system
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First Big Scoop: Student Journalists Expose High School’s Use of Prison Labor
“Whatever would come of this, they wouldn’t expel me or anything,” said a 17-year-old reporter. “I’m just presenting the facts.”
Case in Point
August 8, 2017
The Weakest Link Standard
A Massachusetts case suggests a different way of judging evidence.
January 19, 2016
Massachusetts Mobilizes to Treat Addicted Moms
Jail time increasingly gives way to residential programs.
Meredith Derby Berg
December 4, 2015
Why it’s Hard to be a Lifer Who’s Getting Out of Prison
After 34 years inside, sometimes you never feel free.
, as told to
May 13, 2015
Willie Horton Revisited
We talk to the man who became our national nightmare. Thirty years later, does he still matter?