Jim Crow Returns to the Supreme Court Matt Ford, New Republic

These crime victims have lost loved ones to murder – and to prison. That’s why they want to end life without parole in Pennsylvania Elizabeth Hardison, Pennsylvania Capital-Star

NYPD moves to ‘victim-centered’ approach on sex crimes cases Michael Sisak, Associated Press

States are trying to change a system that keeps poor people in jail. The bail industry is blocking them. Collette Richards and Drew Griffin, CNN

A NYC Grassroots Movement Vows to Keep Watch on Prosecutors Oliva Heffernan, The Crime Report

Police use of force data ‘a huge mess’ across the US Kenny Jacoby, GateHouse News

Curtis Flowers’s Conviction Tossed by Mississippi Supreme Court Mihir Zaveri, New York Times

For those with autism and other disabilities, new law could prevent miscommunication with police (Texas) Kristen Cabrera and Laura Rice, Texas Tribune

Still not safe to drink (New Jersey) Today Explained, Vox

How Solitary Confinement Kills: Torture and Stunning Neglect End in Suicide at Privately Run ICE Prison José Olivares, The Intercept

NJ kept a transgender woman in men’s prisons for over a year. She says she was harassed and beaten. SP Sullivan, NJ.com

‘I’m not a monster’: DNA clears young Bessemer man after 2 years in jail on rape, sodomy charges (Alabama) Carol Robinson, AL.com

Pusha T Joins The Criminal Justice Reform Fight With His Third Strike Coming Home Campaign Aaron Williams, Uproxx