Botham Jean, Amber Guyger and the Delusion of Forgiveness Anne Branigin, The Root

Lawyer Sentenced to One Month in Prison in College-Admissions Case Melissa Korn, Wall Street Journal

Parents Paid to Open College Doors. Now They’re Spending to Limit Prison Time. Kate Taylor, New York Times

Two Prosecutors Were Shaped by 1980s Los Angeles. Now They Have Opposing Views on Criminal Justice. Tim Arango, New York Times

George Gascon resigns as San Francisco DA, signaling progressive challenge to Jackie Lacey James Queally, Los Angeles Times

Judge Orders NYPD To Produce Fare Evasion Data Elizabeth Kim, Gothamist

Subway Surveillance Cameras Turned Toward the Homeless (New York) Yoav Gonen, The City

How to End the Era of Mass Supervision David Muhammad and Vincent Schiraldi, The Chronicle of Social Change

You can now track the Philly criminal justice system in real time Max Marin, Billy Penn

I Killed My Wife. Now I Want to Help Prevent Domestic Violence. Daniel Adams, The Marshall Project

Georgia Dignity Act, protecting incarcerated women, is now the law in Georgia Robin Kemp, News Daily

With alternatives stretched and neighbors angry, Seattle police return to arresting sex workers David Kroman, Crosscut

True crime fails when it treats trauma as entertainment. But there’s a better way. Amanda Knox with Christopher Robinson, NBC News

How Mary Roberts Rinehart, Queen of the Mystery Novel, Was Very Nearly Murdered Sarah Weinman, CrimeReads

Undercover police officers in theaters as Warner Bros.’ ‘Joker’ opens Steven Zeitchik, Washington Post