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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
News September 17
The U.S. Sentencing Commission, required by law to be bipartisan, helps set prison terms for more than 70,000 people every year.
News September 2
“When people are in need, they don’t give a shit where you’re from or what your history is.”
News August 11
In Texas, prisoners are opening their cells to chat—and to riot.
News August 8
Memes and billboards are calling for arresting the three officers. But what does Kentucky law say?
News July 31
Critics say mayors should be wary as the Justice Department expands law-enforcement task forces.
News July 29
Many prisons, especially in the South, are named after racist officials and former plantations.
News July 13
Mental-health problems, short staffing plague a Texas lockup in COVID lockdown.
News July 7
But is it legal? A California appeals court is going to decide.
News July 1
Police asked the show to edit out officers using violence or bad language. The company says it had other reasons for not airing the footage.
News June 26
“You have to use a lot of force, or you are going to die.”