What Have We Learned Since the Central Park Jogger Case? Eli Hager, The Marshall Project

NYPD should not repeat Central Park 5 mistakes while investigating murder of Barnard College student, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer cautions Catherina Gioino and Leonard Greene, New York Daily News

‘A Cesspool of a Dungeon’: The Surging Population in Rural Jails Richard A. Oppel Jr., New York Times

The welcome but glacial dismantling of California’s bail system Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

Defeated GOP governor pardoned violent criminals in a spree lawyers are calling an ‘atrocity of justice’ (Kentucky) Kayla Epstein, Washington Post

Reporting for Work Where You Once Reported for Probation Ted Alcorn, The Atlantic

For sheriffs, healthcare for inmates can be a burden. For one doctor, it has been the opportunity of a lifetime. Max Blau, Atlanta Magazine

Supreme Court Won’t Revive Law Barring Homeless People From Sleeping Outdoors Adam Liptak, New York Times

‘It’s Just Heartbreaking’: Families Search for Answers as Death Rate Rises in Mississippi Prisons Lauren Gill, The Appeal

For a Tiny Police Department, Globe Has Big Problems (Arizona) Meg O’Connor, Phoenix New Times

After the Exoneration of Three in Baltimore, Man Whose Wrongful Conviction Was Driven by Same Detective Seeks Justice Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

Meaning and Mayhem Roberto Saviano, New York Review of Books

Book Picks of 2019 The Marshall Project