Progressive lawyer wins San Francisco district attorney race, continuing national reform trend Derek Hawkins, Washington Post

New SF DA Chesa Boudin wants to transform system: ‘A lot of work to be done’ Evan Sernoffsky, San Francisco Chronicle

Texas Prepares to Execute Rodney Reed Amid a Flood of New Evidence Pointing to His Innocence Jordan Smith, The Intercept

New DNA Evidence Likely Exonerates a Texas Death Row Inmate. The Government Won’t Test It. Billy Binion, Reason

‘A Proud Day’: Ex-Felons Clear Final Hurdle to Vote (Florida) Patricia Mazzei, New York Times

California’s Criminal Cops: Who they are, what they did, why some are still working Robert Lewis, David Debolt, Jason Paladino, Katey Rusch, Laurence du Sault and Ali Defazio, Mercury News/Bay Area News Group

Child Abusers Run Rampant as Tech Companies Look the Other Way Michael Keller and Gabriel Dance, New York Times

Deadly consequences: Murder case exposes a system’s failings (Georgia) Alan Judd, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

How Did They Run an Elaborate “Sextortion” Scam From Prison? Cellphones. Joseph Darius Jaafari, The Marshall Project

ICE may circumvent California’s ban on private immigrant detention centers Andrea Castillo, Los Angeles Times

The U visa is supposed to help protect immigrants and solve crimes. But police are undermining it Laura Morel, Reveal

Categorical Mistakes: The Flawed Framework of the Armed Career Criminal Act and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Rachel Barkow, Harvard Law Review  

The Moment Tupac Became America’s Most Dangerous Rapper Joel Anderson, Slate

Indiana will pay inmate $100k for each year he spent in solitary, lawyers say Crystal Hill, Indianapolis Star

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