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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
News August 19
Signing a new law on police shootings, Gavin Newsom says he’s sending a message.
News August 14
A hiring freeze by the Trump administration shrank the federal prison workforce at twice the rate of the declining prison population.
News August 13
Thousands of Louisianians on probation and parole face numerous obstacles to casting a ballot, including the idea that their votes don't matter.
News August 7
North Carolina Supreme Court hearings raise broad questions of systemic bias in the state judicial system.
News August 1
In Detroit, court-appointed lawyers for the poor are encouraged to take on large caseloads at the expense of their clients, a new report says.
News July 30
The military gives lawyers to victims. But civilians—who make up hundreds of cases a year—are left to fend for themselves.
News July 29
Stun belts are intended to keep control in the courtroom, but some judges use them to inflict punishment.
News July 18
In New York City, officers are illegally using information from arrests that have been sealed, according to a lawsuit. The practice is legal in more than two dozen states.
News July 16
An Idaho man falsely confessed to a 1996 rape and murder.
News July 16
A series of policy changes has failed to reduce the ever-growing backlog of cases waiting to be resolved.