Amber Guyger’s 10-year murder sentence sparks both protests and an act of forgiveness Annette Nevins, Brittany Shammas, Hannah Knowles, and Reis Thebault, Washington Post

The 1994 Crime Law Hogs the Legal Reform Spotlight. But a Lesser-Known Law Deserves More Attention. John Pfaff, The Appeal

LA vows to void 2 million court citations and warrants. Homeless people will benefit most Mark Puente and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

Suicides in California prisons rise despite decades of demands for reform Jason Fagone and Megan Cassidy, San Francisco Chronicle

Google using dubious tactics to target people with ‘darker skin’ in facial recognition project: sources Ginger Adams Otis and Nancy Dillon, New York Daily News

Here’s How Every Black Person Was Removed From A Jury Pool For A California Murder Trial NewsOne

The history of women on Florida’s Death Row The Ledger

Expanded Prisoner ‘Bill of Rights,’ Other Reforms Urged Before Rikers Vote The Crime Report

Prison Book Bans Are ‘Arbitrary and Irrational,’ Report Finds Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine

Criminal suspects can’t be forced to pay for their own GPS monitoring, court rules Lauren Castle, Arizona Central

Transgender prisoners in the West now have tools for self-advocacy Helen Santoro, High Country News

LGBTQ advocates deliver letter to DC councilmembers calling for sex work decriminalization John Riley, Metro Weekly

Brendan Dassey of ‘Making a Murderer’ Seeks Clemency Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

New program offers Brooklyn vandals time in art studio instead of jail Andrew Denney, Anabel Sosa, Tina Moore, and Natalie O’Neill, New York Post

This artist’s subjects: Exonerated prisoners’ first taste of freedom Scarlet Cheng, Los Angeles Times