The Marshall Project
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February 5, 2016
How I Reconnected with My Estranged Daughter from Prison
One crinkly letter at a time.
January 19, 2016
Massachusetts Mobilizes to Treat Addicted Moms
Jail time increasingly gives way to residential programs.
Meredith Derby Berg
January 4, 2016
This Boy’s Life
At 16, Taurus Buchanan threw one deadly punch—and was sent away for life. Will the Supreme Court give him, and hundreds like him, a chance at freedom?
Corey G. Johnson
December 11, 2015
My Wife and Child Died on the Way Home From Visiting Me in Prison
On loss behind bars.
October 18, 2015
For Men in Prison, Child Support Becomes a Crushing Debt
New regulations would give parents in prison the right to pause child support payments, but opponents say it undercuts welfare reform.
April 15, 2015
A doula offers a little comfort for a birth behind bars.