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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
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.
News January 28
Some 26,000 immigrant children who claim abuse, neglect or abandonment must remain effectively undocumented for years, despite being eligible for green cards.
News January 25
We want to hear from incarcerated people about their attitudes towards the coronavirus vaccine.
News January 19
People getting out of prison are bringing the virus outside because lockups aren’t taking basic precautions. Overtaxed halfway houses and other reentry programs are left to pick up the slack.
News January 19
But will high-tech programs replace “the human touch” when the virus ebbs?