Eli Hager

Journalist (NATIONAL)
Researcher at The Marshall Project. Collects reporting from inside prisons.
Tags: Prisoners Rights

Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: March 18, 2015)

Eli Hager is a researcher and collects reporting from inside prisons. He has a BA from the University of Michigan and a MFA from Columbia University’s writing program. Previously, he worked at Esperanza, an alternative sentencing program for adjudicated youth.



The Courts See a Crime. These Lawyers See a Whole Life.

Eli Hager
Marshall Project
November 12, 2018
Pairing old-school defense with attention to real-life problems gets people out of jail.

Investigative , News Story

Can You Go to Jail for Not Paying Rent?

Eli Hager
Marshall Project
April 16, 2015
This article dives into Arkansas' failure-to-vacate statute that criminalizes being late on rent and how civil legal aid lawyers are challenging it in court.

News Story

Forgiving vs. Forgetting

Eli Hager
Marshall Project
March 17, 2015
Eli Hager details civil legal aid's involvement in overcoming barriers for people with a criminal record.

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