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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
News May 23
The story of North Carolina’s longest-serving inmate highlights the situation of people with intellectual disabilities in the criminal justice system.
News May 16
When lawmakers said accomplices aren't the same as killers, Neko Wilson was the first person freed. Now he may go back to jail.
News May 10
Some doctors are abandoning the long-held belief that treating addiction is impossible without talk therapy.
News May 8
‘Voluntary departure’ applications surge as immigrants decide it’s better to return to their native countries than languish in a detention facility.
News April 30
Sailor sent to prison for manslaughter then faced court-martial on murder charges.
News April 29
Outdated or inaccurate charges often linger on people’s records and lead to devastating new stints in jail.
News April 25
The Marshall Project reported that some incarcerated parents were losing their children forever. Now one state is acting to prevent the severing of family ties.
News April 24
In 2018, the number of prisoners hit a nine-year low. But some states are resisting the trend.
News April 17
Most prosecutors automatically oppose parole requests. Not Eric Gonzalez.
News April 1
Prosecutors will be required to turn over information to the defense much earlier in a criminal case, among other changes.