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Justin George is the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The Marshall Project. He previously worked at the Baltimore Sun, where he embedded with the local police department to cover the internal investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, part of a body of work that made the Sun a Pulitzer Prize finalist. George grew up in Littleton, Colo., and graduated from Columbine High School and the University of Colorado. He began his career at the Daily Camera of Boulder, Colo., before moving to the Daily Press of Newport News, Va., and the Tampa Bay Times, where he exposed sexual abuse of the developmentally disabled and covered Hurricane Katrina.
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News December 7
Awakening Evangelicals to an “outrageous” system.
News November 2
“Fat chance!” is giving way to “Well, maybe…”
News September 25
Stalemate over a can of pepper spray.
News September 1
Um, because they’re free.
News August 23
Mark Inch is about to find out.
News July 27
An adman thinks it can help.
News July 12
A new report contradicts a claim from the Bureau of Prisons.
Feature June 21
New data shows legalization leads to fewer encounters between cops and drivers, but racial disparities remain.
News June 6
Almost a year after our story, a preliminary investigation looks closely at one case.
Feature June 6
Left and right came together on criminal justice reform. Then Trump happened.
News May 31
A new survey of 2,000 federal prisoners reveals big gaps in teaching reentry skills.
Life Inside March 23
Two years later and no arrest. ‘Will it ever happen?’