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October 28, 2020
The Ins and Outs of Bail
A tool that is supposed to ensure that people make their court dates has become another avenue for class and race inequities.
April 1, 2019
“Blindfold” Off: New York Overhauls Pretrial Evidence Rules
Prosecutors will be required to turn over information to the defense much earlier in a criminal case, among other changes.
August 13, 2018
Why Tennessee Is Challenging the DOJ's Ethics
A clash over evidence that could help defendants has wider implications.
January 3, 2018
How New York Could Change the Game for Its Criminal Defendants
Soon after a Marshall Project story, the governor proposes changes to an “outdated” evidence law.
November 8, 2017
New York Courts Say: Hand It Over
A new order reminds prosecutors to show their evidence.
August 7, 2017
Defendants say evidence laws force them to take pleas while “blindfolded.”