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Stories from the high-incarceration states of the South.
Coronavirus November 19
The Marshall Project is collecting data on COVID-19 infections in state and federal prisons. See how the virus has affected correctional facilities where you live.
Feature November 17
Police dogs bite thousands of Americans each year, including innocent bystanders, children, police officers, even their own handlers. The Marshall Project—in collaboration with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute—examined more than 150 serious cases nationwide.
Analysis November 11
Even in states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana possession, Black people are still more likely to be arrested for it than White people. These organizers are working to change that.
Life Inside November 5
I once surveyed a plot of land for a future prison. Now I live in one.
News November 5
Unlike many law enforcement unions that endorsed the president, Bureau of Prisons staff argue he's anti-union.
News November 5
Find out whether voters said yea or nay to legalizing drugs, allowing people on parole to vote and run for office, and more.
Feature November 2
State officials often fail to identify prisoners with developmental disorders, a group that faces overwhelming challenges behind bars, from bright lights to noises to social dynamics.
Feature October 29
The terrifying reign of a small town’s police dog.
News October 26
The majority of the 745,000 people held in local jails can vote, but few do. Advocates say it’s voter suppression on a national scale.