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We Asked 8,000 Incarcerated People What They Think About Politics

We Asked 8,000 Incarcerated People What They Think About Politics

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?From left, front row, Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison students Jacob Nolan, Bryon Brown and Edward Brown fill out the "News Inside" political opinion survey at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York.By , andSeries Produced by andsimple question at a Bernie Sanders town hall last spring sparked a debate new to prime time: Should incarcerated people be allowed to vote? Sanders said yes—his home state of Vermont (and its neighbor, Maine) are the to give all people in...

March 11, 2020
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These Prisons Are Doing Mass Testing For COVID-19—And Finding Mass Infections

These Prisons Are Doing Mass Testing For COVID-19—And Finding Mass Infections

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?Our work continues, no matter what.The threat of coronavirus is particularly acute for people trapped in the justice system. To support our coverage of the crisis, please become a member today.By andCoverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, criminal justice and immigration.An Arkansas county so rural it has just three incorporated towns and not a single stretch of interstate suddenly emerged this week as . Ground zero in Lincoln County, about an hour’s drive south of Little Rock, is the Cummins Unit,...

April 24, 2020
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Want out of Jail? First You Have To Take a Fast-Food Job

Want out of Jail? First You Have To Take a Fast-Food Job

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?By andData analysis by Graphic byJACKSON, Miss.—During her shifts at a Church’s Chicken, Annita Husband looked like the other employees. She wore the same blue and red polo shirt, greeted the same customers and slung the same fried chicken and biscuits.But after clocking out, Husband, a mother in her 40s, had to wait for a white van with barred windows and the seal of the Mississippi Department of Corrections on its sides. It delivered her to , a motel converted into a jail surrounded by razor...

January 9, 2020
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A Year After Prison, He Has a Job, a Fiancée—And a Week Left of Freedom

A Year After Prison, He Has a Job, a Fiancée—And a Week Left of Freedom

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?Our tool is journalism. Our goal is justice.Our reporting exposes injustice and examines solutions for a criminal justice system in crisis. To support our journalism, please consider a donation to The Marshall Project today.Richard Midkiff has been free for a year after spending 23 years behind bars for second-degree murder. Now, he may have to return to prison.Byy the time Richard Midkiff walked out of a Florida prison last year at age 42, he had spent more than half his life behind bars for...

July 12, 2020
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The Short, Fraught History of the ‘Thin Blue Line’ American Flag

The Short, Fraught History of the ‘Thin Blue Line’ American Flag

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?Our tool is journalism. Our goal is justice.Our reporting exposes injustice and examines solutions for a criminal justice system in crisis. To support our journalism, please consider a donation to The Marshall Project today.By andAs protests over policing continue to convulse cities throughout the U.S., one symbol keeps showing up: a black-and-white American flag with one blue stripe.Recently, the flag was from the back of a car alongside protests in South Dakota, and outside the Utah State...

June 8, 2020
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See What Your Local Agency Received from the Department of Defense (embed)

See What Your Local Agency Received from the Department of Defense (embed)

<iframe src="https://www.themarshallproject.org/mp-graphics/201412-dod/embed.html#NY" width="100%" height="700" frameborder="0" style="border: 1px solid #111;"></iframe>|See What Your Local Agency Received from the Department of DefenseWhat military equipment has your local police, sheriff or game warden received from the Pentagon? Click the dropdown to select your state and start sifting through the

July 13, 2020
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They Agreed to Meet Their Mother’s Killer. Then Tragedy Struck Again.

They Agreed to Meet Their Mother’s Killer. Then Tragedy Struck Again.

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?A Florida family opted for restorative justice over the death penalty for the man who murdered their mom. What happened next made them question the very meaning of justice.ByByn Sept. 12, 2018, the five adult children of Debbie Liles waited in the prosecutor’s office in Jacksonville, Florida, to meet the man who one year earlier had bludgeoned their mother to death with a golf club.Michelle, 38, had brought what she called her “madwoman” binder of colorfully highlighted police reports about...

July 21, 2020
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Your Local Jail May Be A House of Horrors

Your Local Jail May Be A House of Horrors

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?But you probably wouldn’t know it, because sheriffs rule them with little accountability. After one man's death in a notorious lockup, residents of a Missouri town fought back.Bys Bill Ames smoked a cigarette in the predawn dark, he heard his dogs barking and looked outside to see two sheriff’s deputies approaching. It was November 2018, and his 36-year-old son Billy was locked up in the St. Francois County Jail. “What’d he do, break out?” Ames asked the men, inviting them in from the cold....

July 29, 2020
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Will The Reckoning Over Racist Names Include These Prisons?

Will The Reckoning Over Racist Names Include These Prisons?

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?Prisoners from the Ferguson Unit picking cotton outside of Huntsville, Texas, in 1968. The unit was named after James E. Ferguson, a governor in the 1910s with a troubled record of condoning anti-Mexican violence.ByNot long after an Alabama lawyer named John Darrington began buying up land in Southeast Texas, he sent enslaved people to work the soil. They harvested , reaping profits for their absentee owner until he sold the .This article was published in partnership with .More than a century...

July 29, 2020
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Is Violent Crime Rising In Cities Like Trump Says? Well, It’s Complicated.

Is Violent Crime Rising In Cities Like Trump Says? Well, It’s Complicated.

A nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice systemProjectsTopicsAboutFeedback?ByAdditional data visualization and analysis by Tim Ryan Williams and Christina AnimashaunNext week, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will face each other for the first time on the debate stage. Some of the most pressing problems of our time will be front and center: the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court vacancy, and the fight for racial justice. So far, the candidates’ discussion of justice issues has focused less on how to address America’s longstanding...

September 25, 2020
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