These Prosecutors Promised Change. Their Power Is Being Stripped Away. Richard Oppel Jr., New York Times

How This Prison Collaborated on a Larger-Than-Life Work of Art Celina Fang, The Marshall Project

Through the Cracks: A stranger, a police shooting, and a small town’s silence (Colorado) Niki Turner and Susan Greene, Colorado Independent

Gavin Newsom wants to close a California state prison. It won’t be easy Wes Venteicher, Sacramento Bee

They send people to prison every day. Now, they are pledging to visit. Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

My Father, His Crime and My Search for the True Story Francesca Fontana, Wall Street Journal

Louisiana election shows limits of ‘old tough-on-crime stuff’ Daniel Strauss, Politico

New rules will govern investigations of police shootings in Washington, but how much will change? Mike Carter, Seattle Times

Will Voting Rights Measure Trigger ‘Culture’ of Justice Reform in Florida? Stephen Handelman, The Crime Report

Louisiana tried to help prisoners fight opioid addiction. Here’s why doctors objected Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times

White Alabama Officer Guilty of Manslaughter for Killing Black Man Vanessa Swales and Adeel Hassan, New York Times

San Francisco’s mayor and city attorney endorse LA County Dist Atty. Jackie Lacey, snubbing George Gascón Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times

Orange County deputies fired after audit finds widespread evidence mishandling Darrell Smith, Sacramento Bee

US Supreme Court Won’t Hear Adnan Syed’s Appeal, Keeping ‘Serial’ Subject In Prison Bobby Allyn, NPR