Deportations Reduce Crime? That’s Not What the Evidence Shows Anna Flagg, New York Times

First day of Amber Guyger’s murder trial focuses on her relationship, sexual texts with police partner Jennifer Emily, LaVendrick Smith and Dana Branham, Dallas News

The Supreme Court Just Got a New Case Challenging an Assault Weapons Ban Marcia Coyle, Law.com

Chicago Misses 2 Dozen Deadlines In Police Reform Plan Patrick Smith, WBEZ Chicago

Fighting Gun Violence in Chicago, With Trees, Rakes, and Cleanup Crews Brian Freskos, The Trace

New York’s Raise the Age Overhaul Wins Early Praise Devon Magliozzi, The Crime Report

Orlando police officer who arrested 6-year-old students fired; kids won’t be prosecuted, state attorney says Grace Toohey and Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel

Justices’ DC sniper case examines teen murderers’ sentences Jessica Gresko, Associated Press

History of hunting deaths invites questions of reform (Maine) Megan Gray, Portland Press Herald

39 states show decreases in prison populations: Report Meghan Keneally, ABC News

New report by Harvard Law scholars presents road map for court fee and fine reform Harvard Law Today

Amid criticism, Pa. law enforcement confiscated $15 million in property in FY 18 Ryan Briggs, WHYY

The True Crime Story Behind American Horror Story: 1984’s ‘Night Stalker’ Mae Abdulbaki, CinemaBlend

Will Smith Will Play Harlem Crime Boss Nicky Barnes in Netflix Film ‘The Council’ Jose Martinez, Complex