Push to allow some violent criminals a chance at early release causes US attorney for District to come out fighting Keith Alexander, Washington Post

Number of children charged as adults in Philly has dropped substantially under DA Larry Krasner Adam Hermann, Philly Voice

Column: Don’t let a computer algorithm determine your freedom (Ohio) Jocelyn Rosnick, Columbus Dispatch

Editorial: In a civilized society, not even the most vicious crimes justify a death sentence Los Angeles Times

California Bill Could Allow Rehab Instead Of Jail For Parents Who Commit Certain Crimes Chris Nichols, Capital Public Radio

Criminal Justice Reform Turns to List of Problem Officers (New York) Michael Casey, NBC

Senate Democrats to host hearings and address concerns about new evidence sharing laws Denis Slattery, New York Daily News

Who Needs the Fifth Amendment, Anyway? Kevin Drum, Mother Jones

Finally, Meek Mill confronts freedom as an artist and an activist Justin Tinsley, The Undefeated

Letters to the Editor: How the language of justice is dehumanizing and counterproductive Mai Fernandez, Los Angeles Times

‘Mindhunter’ Featured the True Story of ‘Son of Sam’ Killer David Berkowitz. Here’s What You Need to Know. Gabrielle Bruney, Esquire

#127 The Crime Machine, Part I Gimlet Media

Structural Injustice Is At The Core Of ‘We, The Survivors’ Lily Meyer, NPR

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