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Death Sentences April 15
A growing number of conservative lawmakers want to overhaul capital punishment, or end it.
Death Sentences April 5
The men arrested in recent killings in Atlanta, Boulder, Colorado, and Orange, California, could face very different sentences if convicted.
News March 29
Guards smuggle in most contraband, people who live in or work at prisons say.
Death Sentences March 12
Biden vowed to end the death penalty. A recent court filing suggests where he might start.
News February 19
The deep freeze has been terrible for many Texans, but prisoners have little way to get warm.
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.
Death Sentences February 4
Raymond Riles has been on death row longer than anyone in America. He’s one of many who have languished there for decades with severe mental illnesses.
Looking Back January 26
In an excerpt from his new book, ‘Let the Lord Sort Them,’ Marshall Project staff writer Maurice Chammah explains where a 1970s legal team fighting the death penalty went wrong.
News January 19
But will high-tech programs replace “the human touch” when the virus ebbs?
Coronavirus December 21, 2020
As COVID-19 infections soar, prisoners and corrections officers worry that transferring people between facilities is causing outbreaks.