Who Gets to Live and Die When the State Relies on False Testimony in Death Penalty Cases? Christopher Hooks, Texas Monthly

Four died in a shootout with police after a UPS truck was hijacked. Could it have been avoided? Reis Thebault and Marisa Iati, Washington Post

Louisiana’s life without parole sentencing the nation’s highest – and some say that should change Lea Skene, The Advocate

His Appeal in Louisiana Was a Sham Proceeding. But the High Court Won’t Review the Case. Andrew Cohen, The Marshall Project

New York City Paid McKinsey Millions to Stem Jail Violence. Instead, Violence Soared. Ian MacDougall, ProPublica

Beshear says he will sign order Thursday restoring voting rights of 100,000+ felons (Kentucky) John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader

Group that sued LAPD over controversial data policing programs claims victory Emmanuel Morgan, Los Angeles Times

The Supreme Court Ruled That Sentences Like Hers Are Unconstitutional. Prosecutors Are Fighting to Keep Her Incarcerated. Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

He was America’s most deadly serial killer – but it was all a lie Adrian Horton, The Guardian

Los Angeles County Democratic Party Endorses George Gascón for District Attorney Jessica Pishko, The Appeal

LA, Chicago DAs Plan Purge of Pot Convictions: End of Drug War? The Crime Report

Houston police chief calls out Texas Republicans for opposing “boyfriend loophole” law after officer dies in domestic violence call Stacy Fernández, Texas Tribune