Serving the Southern District of Indiana

The Marshall Project

Los Angeles and Illinois are the latest jurisdictions to change their cash bail system.
9/30/2023 4:00 PM

Two journalists will produce enterprise and investigative journalism for audiences across Mississippi, including those affected by its criminal justice system.
9/28/2023 10:00 AM

Life seemed golden for Leon Jacob. Then he hired a hit man to kill his ex-girlfriend. His classmate exposes how the system repeatedly failed to stop him.
9/28/2023 10:00 AM

A “Violation” podcast update brings listeners into Wideman’s case against state corrections and parole officials.
9/26/2023 4:30 PM

Despite repeated efforts at reform, allegations of mistreatment mount at youth facilities across the country.
9/23/2023 4:00 PM

The prison giant Corizon spun off a new company, which could allow it to pay pennies on the dollar for medical malpractice and civil rights claims.
9/19/2023 10:00 AM

A 2020 investigation by The Marshall Project exposed how prison operator MTC billed the state millions for ghost workers.
11/15/2022 11:00 AM

Six years ago, the Mississippi Supreme Court told judges around the state to file plans showing how they meet their obligations to poor defendants. So far, only one has.
9/18/2023 9:00 AM

How a violent killing in North Carolina was resolved with a pioneering use of “restorative justice.”
9/16/2023 4:00 PM

Robert Roberson is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to examine “shaken baby syndrome” and the state of forensic science.
9/15/2023 10:00 AM

Five judges in recent years have found that officers violated residents’ constitutional rights during traffic and pedestrian stops.
9/12/2023 10:00 AM

How public pressure, inhumane jail conditions, and informal agreements reshaped the Cuyahoga County bail system.
9/11/2023 10:00 AM

Court officials informally changed their bail-setting practices for felony cases. Now, fewer people have to pay to get out of jail, a Marshall Project analysis shows.
9/11/2023 9:59 AM

The shooting of an Ohio pregnant woman is the latest case of police using Marsy’s Law to shield officers.
9/9/2023 4:00 PM

Hundreds of thousands were eligible to apply earlier for work permits, but the government only began alerting them last week.
9/8/2023 9:00 AM

Bad timing and a stint in juvenile detention prevented Matthew and Terrick from accessing the foster care resources offered to their youngest brother, Joseph.
9/7/2023 10:00 AM

A special broadcast of two short documentaries gives a rare insight into life behind bars.
9/5/2023 11:00 PM

California could reshape the practice as other states limit isolation. Meanwhile, prisons aren’t keeping pace.
9/2/2023 4:00 AM

For men awaiting execution in Texas, illicit games of Dungeons & Dragons became a lifeline.
8/31/2023 9:00 AM

The Marshall Project and Frontline’s short prison documentaries will air on PBS and can be streamed online.
8/29/2023 6:40 PM