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News January 16
A lawsuit filed by St. Louis's first black female prosecutor highlights the virulent opposition progressive black women in the role say they have encountered.
News December 3
A new study finds black people are staying longer in state prisons, even as they face fewer arrests and prison admissions overall.
Feature December 6, 2018
Books about criminal justice, curated by The Marshall Project staff.
Commentary November 13, 2018
An appreciation of the Harvard sociologist who meticulously documented racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.
Life Inside September 13, 2018
“As a young, educated white girl, I confused everyone I encountered in law enforcement.”
Analysis September 12, 2018
As the NYPD slows arrests for fare evasion, neighborhoods of color remain a target.
Series August 28, 2018
A collection of stories about criminal justice in Chicago
Case in Point May 6, 2018
Prosecutors stacked the deck. Forty-one years later, that may be enough to free Johnny Gates.
Commentary May 2, 2018
How movement moments complicate jury selection.
Commentary April 11, 2018
“I still believe that the congregation has some of the nicest people I’ve ever met. Unfortunately, there were limits to that warmth that I could not abide.”