Christie Thompson


Christie Thompson is an intern at ProPublica. She studied journalism at Northwestern University, and has written for The Nation, The Chicago Reporter and

Christie Thompson appears in the following:

Exonerated And Still Facing Deportation

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

After 27 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit Jules Letemps faces deportation. 

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Investigating Prisoner Abuse and 'Double-Cell' Solitary

Thursday, November 10, 2016

A Marshall Project investigation on a prisoner who was forced to either live with a violent man in "double-cell" solitary or remain in restraints.

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The Lives That Make Up Rikers Island

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

An in-depth look at life at Rikers Island through the eyes of the people who live and work there.

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Fed Flood Maps Left NY Unprepared for Sandy — and FEMA Knew It

Friday, December 06, 2013

The maps were wrong. And FEMA knew it. Thousands of the buildings incorrectly identified as outside the flood zone were damaged when seawater surged ashore as Hurricane Sandy made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012.

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New York Promised Help for Mentally Ill Inmates – But Still Sticks Many in Solitary

Thursday, August 15, 2013

In New York, inmates diagnosed with “serious” disorders should be protected from solitary confinement. But since that policy began, the number of inmates diagnosed with such disorders has dropped.

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