Can We Build a Better Women’s Prison? Keri Blakinger, Washington Post

Jails Seen as ‘Failing’ Needs of Incarcerated Women The Crime Report

The Final Five Percent Tim Requarth, Longreads

The Weeks After Getting Out Joseph Rodriguez, Washington Post

Georgia Supreme Court grants inmate stay of execution Joshua Sharpe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Maryland approves $9 million settlement for five wrongly convicted men Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post

Despite Common Belief, Floridians Can’t Always Get a Free Public Defender Jerry Iannelli, Miami New Times

Minute by minute: 911 records paint picture of daily police routine (Pennsylvania) Chris Ullery, The Doylestown Intelligencer

DAs trained how to keep people in jail despite new bail law (New York) Jeff Coltin, City & State

Jail where ‘Whitey’ Bulger was killed has little accounting for deaths Shelley Murphy and Maria Cramer, Boston Globe

New Exhibit Challenges Beliefs About Value & Morality Of Long-Term Incarceration (Illinois) Christine Herman, Illinois Public Media

Calendars: Short fiction about the trials of reentry Mitchell Jackson, Washington Post