Is the NYPD at War With Itself? Ginia Bellafante, New York Times

In Prison, and Fighting to Vote Dana Liebelson, The Atlantic

Why Pope Francis and the Texas bishops are trying to save a man on death row Marisa Iati, Washington Post

Kamala Harris rolls out broad plan for criminal justice reform Christopher Cadelago, Politico

More $$$s Needed to End ‘Crisis’ in US Public Defender System: Study The Crime Report

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch decries lack of access to justice for many Americans Richard Wolf, USA Today

Southwest Bust Amy Martyn, The Intercept

Nation’s failed weed war turned many into prisoners and others into moguls Eileen Rivers, USA Today

Not the Perfect Victim Rebekah Frumkin, Guernica Magazine

A judge who sentenced a Jewish inmate used anti-Semitic slurs, lawyers say. They want a new trial before he’s executed. (Texas) Timothy Bella, Washington Post

Paul Clarke Wants to Live Rebecca Tan, Longreads

Were These 8 Women Murdered by a Serial Killer-Pimp – or the Cops? Nick Schager, Daily Beast

Just Mercy is a powerful argument against the death penalty Alissa Wilkinson, Vox