The Marshall Project
Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice
A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system
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May 3, 2018
The Legacy of a Lynching
A memorial, a pilgrimage, a reconciliation.
September 24, 2017
What To Do With Violent Sex Offenders
The Supreme Court considers whether “civil commitment” is just prison by another name.
July 11, 2016
Is Philando Castile the Ultimate Casualty of Driving While Black?
On paper, he looked like a career criminal. But look closer.
December 3, 2015
Black Lives Matter Protesters are “Tired,” “Hopeful,” “Ready”
Minneapolis sit-in for Jamar Clark stretches through a third week.
June 17, 2015
‘A System That Is Clearly Broken’
A Minnesota sex-offender program is under fire. How long can the state hold people for crimes they have not yet committed?
April 15, 2015
A doula offers a little comfort for a birth behind bars.
February 20, 2015
Just Buy the Boy a Bike
Can classic community policing prevent terrorism?
February 10, 2015
Our Body-Cams, Ourselves
Now that police are always on, who gets to watch?