Atatiana Jefferson was a victim of law-and-order rhetoric Radley Balko, Washington Post

A Liberal Legal Movement Is Stirring at Last Matt Ford, New Republic

Hundreds of police officers have been labeled liars. Some still help send people to prison. Steve Reilly and Mark Nichols, USA Today

Netflix and Ava DuVernay Sued by Police Interrogation Firm Gene Maddaus, Variety

William Barr Attacked Progressive Prosecutors. His Virginia Neighbors May Just Elect One. Ryan Reilly, Huffington Post

Senators Revive Effort to Create Criminal Justice Commission Ted Gest, The Crime Report

‘Work or go to jail’: how LA courts force thousands to do unpaid labor Sam Levin, The Guardian

How race impacts who is detained pretrial Wendy Sawyer, Prison Policy Initiative

In the rush to harvest body parts, death investigations have been upended Melody Petersen, Los Angeles Times

Federal judge: Outside experts may help Seattle fix police-accountability problems, but reforms still needed Steve Miletich, Seattle Times

Some Florida School Districts Are Forming Their Own Police Forces, Despite Safety Questions Mark Keierleber, The Trace

After decades of maintaining innocence, Elvis Brooks to be freed under deal; ‘I wanted my freedom’ John Simerman, NOLA.com

A Prison Odyssey: Albert Reed’s Road to Redemption Dane Stallone, The Crime Report