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Stories from the high-incarceration states of the South.
News and Awards June 11
“Mauled” is honored in the National Reporting category.
News June 11
As the pandemic worsened inside federal prisons, officials granted fewer releases.
Coronavirus June 10
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.
News May 26
In fiscal year 2020, border encounters dropped by half while rescue rates doubled. Experts and humanitarian groups point to a Trump-era policy that continues today.
Feature May 24
The U.S. Department of Justice in 1995 warned that people may die when police tie handcuffed wrists to bound ankles.
Feature May 22
Just ask a Dallas woman who spent a year in jail without talking to a lawyer.
Inside Out May 20
“It’s using the justice system as a barometer of someone’s worth.”
Honored for our documentaries “Tutwiler” and “Anatomy of Hate.”
News May 3
It’s the first time in years the highest court allowed such a suit to proceed. The ruling suggests it is reconsidering protections for officers who cause harm.
Death Sentences April 15
A growing number of conservative lawmakers want to overhaul capital punishment, or end it.