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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
News May 17
Our reporting shows that in at least 49 states, plus Washington, D.C., foster care officials obtain federal benefits intended for children in their care.
News May 3
It’s the first time in years the highest court allowed such a suit to proceed. The ruling suggests it is reconsidering protections for officers who cause harm.
News April 30
The new ruling could worsen existing racial disparities in states that condemn teens to die in prison.
News April 20
“There is a whole wave of attacking elderly people in different ways," one New York legislator says.
News April 8
A COVID-strained social safety net. Entrenched distrust between cops and communities of color. "2020 was a tinderbox."
News April 1
Citing the protections of the First Amendment, prosecutors often use other charges as a workaround to go after members of hate groups.
News March 29
Guards smuggle in most contraband, people who live in or work at prisons say.
News March 4
Critics say a new policy for police encounters with children doesn’t go far enough.
News February 19
The deep freeze has been terrible for many Texans, but prisoners have little way to get warm.
News February 2
They describe an officer quick to use force and callous about their pain.