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February 4, 2021
I’ve Been Strip-Frisked Over 1,000 Times in Prison. I Consider It Sexual Assault
Strip-searching us for contraband is a perfectly legal way to rob incarcerated people of our humanity.
Corey Devon Arthur
February 8, 2018
My Sexual Harassers Were Behind Bars. I Was Their Guard.
“I’ve seen more men masturbate than I can count.”
Talisa J. Carter
February 16, 2017
Is Prison the Answer to Violence?
An advocate (and survivor) makes the case for another approach.
August 16, 2016
What the DOJ’s Report on Baltimore Teaches Us About Cops, Sex Workers, and Corruption
A look inside a culture of pervasive misconduct.
Case in Point
August 15, 2016
The Case of the Do-Nothing Judge
Suppose a judge decides not to decide. For five years.
February 25, 2016
Listen to Our First Collaboration with “This American Life”
“An Anatomy of Doubt,” a young woman’s story of rape and redemption, debuts Friday.
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January 27, 2016
Why Some Young Sex Offenders Are Held Indefinitely
Jhon Sanchez already served his time for a series of sex offenses he committed when he was 13. But he’s not free yet. Inside the world of civil commitment.
December 18, 2015
Digg Dialog Recap: How Not To Handle A Rape Investigation
Missed the discussion? Here are the highlights.
December 17, 2015
The Best Reporting on Rape
A Marshall Project reading list.
December 16, 2015
Join Our Discussion: How Not To Handle A Rape Investigation
Thursday at 12:30 PM, The Marshall Project and ProPublica are hosting a Digg Dialog on how police should handle rape allegations.