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Coronavirus April 6
Despite CDC advice to vaccinate prisoners quickly, two-thirds of states lag behind the general population.
Feature February 26
A court battle over an obscure Tennessee statute freed these men from prison. Years later, they were told they must return.
Death Sentences February 10
The Marshall Project tracked every execution in America for more than five years. For condemned people, the path to death grew longer, more winding and erratic.
Coronavirus April 24, 2020
A new Marshall Project effort has collected data on the prevalence of COVID-19 among prisoners and prison staff. Here's what we know after one month of reporting.
News September 19, 2019
The state’s byzantine felony disenfranchisement laws keep hundreds of thousands of formerly incarcerated residents from registering to vote.
News August 13, 2018
A clash over evidence that could help defendants has wider implications.
Feature February 15, 2018
Tennessee locks ailing, mentally ill, pregnant and juvenile prisoners in isolation to help jails save money.
News January 24, 2018
On Tennessee’s death row, the old aphorism applies: art is long, life is short.
News November 21, 2017
Lawsuits say the practice severely penalizes those too poor to pay.
Case in Point May 22, 2017
Thomas Edward Clardy and the trial after the trial.