The Marshall Project
Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice
A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system
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What 120 Executions Tell Us About Criminal Justice in America
The Marshall Project tracked every execution in America for more than five years. For condemned people, the path to death grew longer, more winding and erratic.
April 10, 2017
Here are the 7 men Arkansas plans to execute this month
The cases of the condemned capture much of the debate for and against the death penalty.
June 29, 2015
Are U.S. drug companies against the death penalty? Sort of.
June 1, 2015
After Lethal Injection
Three states, three ways to kill a human being.
April 30, 2015
‘No Human Is Wise Enough to Decide Who Should Die’
The life and death of Robert Utter, former state Supreme Court justice and death penalty opponent.
April 28, 2015
Executioners vs. Veterinarians
Which do we kill more humanely, our pets or condemned prisoners?
January 31, 2015
The Great Ohio Death Drug Mystery
Who’s selling what to the executioner?