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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
News September 1
While other industries were devastated by the pandemic last year, police departments felt a much smaller impact.
News August 10
Three years after the First Step Act required the Bureau of Prisons to treat more people with medications for opioid addiction, only a tiny fraction are receiving them.
News July 15
Behind bars, drug use is rampant and uniquely deadly, new data shows.
News June 29
The Biden administration will review thousands of deportations, permitting some immigrants back into the U.S.
News June 23
In a handful of key states, no more than 1 in 4 formerly incarcerated people registered in time for the 2020 election, a Marshall Project analysis found.
News June 11
As the pandemic worsened inside federal prisons, officials granted fewer releases.
News June 7
Judges, prosecutors and sheriffs in many states sent people home instead of to jail last year, but new data suggests the change is not lasting.
News May 26
In fiscal year 2020, border encounters dropped by half while rescue rates doubled. Experts and humanitarian groups point to a Trump-era policy that continues today.
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.