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Justice Lab October 28, 2020
Mainstream media is less likely to cover Black homicide victims and less likely to portray them as complex human beings, a new study shows.
Analysis November 26, 2019
Gender has passed religion and sexual orientation as one of the most common motivations behind hate crimes, but recognizing it is a challenge for many police departments.
Life Inside August 1, 2019
A man convicted of murder reflects on his life, his crime and his punishment.
Months after getting out of jail, McMullan was re-arrested for failing to appear in court to pay $2,831.69 to the victims of her former boyfriend's other burglaries.
Feature June 11, 2019
Courts often order children who break the law to pay thousands of dollars in restitution to victims—even when the victim is an insurance company.
Nancy Michel, center left, who runs the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office Victim/Witness Assistance Division, advocated for a Louisiana bill that allows crime victims with criminal histories to receive state aid.
News June 10, 2019
Lawmakers change rules after Marshall Project report on compensation fund.
Anthony “Amp” Campbell was denied victim compensation to help with the burial costs for his father, Johnnie Campbell, who was murdered in Florida in 2015.
Feature September 13, 2018
Seven states won’t give victim aid to people with criminal histories. The policies fall hardest on black families.
Life Inside June 21, 2018
"I was made to feel like a second-class victim."
Paul Storey, right, is led into court for a hearing in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2017. Storey was convicted of capital murder in 2008 for the shooting death of Jonas Cherry.
Case in Point April 2, 2018
Did a prosecutor lie about whether the family of a murder victim wanted the death penalty?
Jennifer Thompson has spoken about how wrongful convictions contribute to crime by allowing the guilty to go free.
Q&A March 21, 2018
A husband and wife want to upend how we talk about wrongful convictions.