The Murderer, the Writer, the Reckoning John J. Lennon

‘You don’t know what you did for me’: Released from prison by Obama, now on the dean’s list Casey Parks

Call Off the Cops: The push to decriminalize sex work in New York Emma Whitford

As Shootings By Chicago Cops Drop 70%, Shootings At Officers Stay Flat Patrick Smith

The Jeffrey Epstein Case Is Like Nothing I’ve Seen Before Ken White

Could Jeffrey Epstein Avoid Life in Prison? Irin Carmon

What do people in solitary confinement want to see? Doreen St Félix

Making a murder: true-crime stage show recreates a shocking killing Mark Fisher

Innocence Project: 2018 Was Record Year for Exonerations Charleston Chronicle

In one of America’s most segregated cities, there’s unequal violence and unequal justice Ashley Luthern

A black principal, four white teens and the ‘senior prank’ that became a hate crime Jessica Contrera

ICE and the Ever-Widening Surveillance Dragnet Sidney Fussell

In this Louisiana courtroom, statistically improbable jury pools give prosecutors an advantage Radley Balko

Rikers Island closure provokes fierce debate at planning commission hearing Caroline Spivack

We need to rethink the Rikers Island replacement jails William Menking and Matt Shaw

‘The system needed to change’: Missouri governor signs criminal justice reform bills Crystal Thomas