There’s a Pattern of Police Unions Attacking People Who Call for Criminal Justice Reform, Especially When They Are Black Aaron Morrison, The Appeal

Prepping for Parole Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker

The Myth of Technology as Equalizer Sarah Lustbader, The Appeal

Fingerprint Analysis is High-Stakes Work – But It Doesn’t Take Much to Qualify as an Expert Jordan Smith, The Intercept

ICE set up a fake university, then arrested 250 people granted student visas Katie Mettler and Antonia Noori Farzan, Washington Post

‘Your Mission Is Justice’: A Prosecutor on Why She Helped Free 3 Men Timothy Williams, New York Times

Dethroning the ‘Kings of the Courtroom’: How to Turn Prosecutors into Reformers The Crime Report

Amazon’s Ring Planned Neighborhood “Watch Lists” Built on Facial Recognition Sam Biddle, The Intercept

‘Thousands of cases’ tainted by evidence mishandling by California deputies, attorney says Darrell Smith, Sacramento Bee

Uncertainty remains as law enforcement, courts prepare for Colorado’s controversial red flag law to go into effect Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post

Judge upholds charges that could put Weinstein away for life Michael Sisak, Associated Press

Diary of a Murder Melanie Thernstrom, The New Yorker