Seattle Has Figured Out How to End the War on Drugs Nicholas Kristof, New York Times

‘No more jails,’ just mental health centers. Is that a realistic policy for LA County? Matt Stiles, Los Angeles Times

Arizona Law Allows Police Officers to Purge Their Records After Three Years Meg O’Connor, Phoenix New Times

We asked 3 prisoners about the movement to give them voting rights Catherine Kim, Vox

When Kamala Was a Top Cop Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

Does The Fed Bench Need More Ex-Public Defenders? Emma Cueto, Law360

Conservative Judges Are Brawling Over Originalism Matt Ford, New Republic

Does Criminal Justice News Coverage Cause Harm? The Crime Report

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado? Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post

The Proud Boys’ Real Target Garrett Epps, The Atlantic

Inmate released from Nevada prison after decades on death row Rachel Crosby, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former HPD officer charged with murder in botched raid at Harding Street house (Texas) St. John Barned-Smith and Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle

‘Pure torture.’ Inmates suffer and die as Kentucky overcrowds its county jails John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader

True crime and absurdity Kay Rivera, The Inquirer