How Mandatory Minimums Enable Police Misconduct Scott Hechinger, New York Times

Discrimination in the age of algorithms Jens Ludwig and Cass Sunstein, Boston Globe

New federal rules limit police searches of family tree DNA databases Jocelyn Kaiser, Science Magazine

Police, prosecutors and courts are keeping California’s criminal justice data a secret Los Angeles Times Editorial Board

The NYPD mulling requiring mental health checks for all cops Rocco Parascandola, New York Daily News

White-Collar Prosecutions Down Nearly 50% Since Obama Years The Crime Report

Texas executes Robert Sparks after brutal deaths of his stepsons, wife Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Prosecutor Aims To Help People Clear Records Of Drug Crimes Lindsay Whitehurst, Nevada Public Radio

Millions of dollars are missing. The sheriff is dead. A small Virginia town wants answers. Antonio Olivo, Washington Post

Did the Justice System She Worked for Fail Kate Petrocco? (Colorado) Alan Prendergast, Westword

Their Juvenile Records Were Sealed. Decades Later, They’ve Reappeared. (Washington) Tori Marlan, The Appeal

24,000 charges tossed because they were tainted by former Amherst lab chemist’s misconduct Danny McDonald, Boston Globe

Jury finds Timothy Trybus guilty of hate crime. He was seen on viral video criticizing woman wearing Puerto Rican flag shirt at Cook County forest preserve. Brian Cox and John Keilman, Chicago Tribune

How ‘Hustlers’ Broke the Girl Gang Movie Curse Robyn Bahr, Hollywood Reporter

Why Women Kill: Truth, Lies and Labels CBS All Access