A Fort Worth Cop Killed A Black Woman Inside Her Home After Her Neighbor Called Police Because Her Door Was Open Ryan Mac and David Mack, BuzzFeed News

California governor signs ban on private prisons, setting up fight with Trump Darwin BondGraham, The Guardian

Who Would Firebomb a Homeless Encampment? (Los Angeles) Daniel Hernandez, New York Times

New York City to Cut Jail Population in Half by 2026: Report NBC New York

Supreme Court to consider whether sniper Lee Boyd Malvo should be resentenced Tom Jackman, Washington Post

In Louisiana, Sheriff Elections Will Shape ICE’s Reach Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

Man Convicted in Murder of Law Professor Locked in Family Feud (Florida) Patricia Mazzei, New York Times

First Parent to Avoid Prison in College-Admissions Scandal Jennifer Levitz, Wall Street Journal

Death of unarmed 23-year-old in police custody prompts questions about increasingly common use of ketamine as sedative for agitated patients Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post

Criminal justice reformers are making the case to end cash bail in Illinois Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times

Clean Those Vacant Lots: A Neighborhood Anti-Crime Strategy That Works The Crime Report

Man gets 99 years in prison for kicking police officer (Texas) Stan Smith, WTVM