After Rikers Island Closes, What Will Jail Look Like? Michael Kimmelman, New York Times

Throwaway Kids Laura Bauer and Judy L. Thomas, Kansas City Star

Curtis Flowers Has Been Granted Bail After 23 Years In Prison EJ Dickson, Rolling Stone

Inside Wayne LaPierre’s Battle for the NRA Danny Hakim, New York Times Magazine

Police Union Chief Claims That Lax Marijuana Enforcement Killed a College Freshman Nick Gillespie, Reason

How to Rethink Drug Dealing and Punishment Zachary A. Siegel, The Appeal

Florida prisons are miserable to begin with. Imagine being locked up and transgender, too. Romy Ellenbogen, Miami Herald

Model Law Proposes Automatic Expungement of Non-Conviction Records Margaret Love and David Schlussel, The Crime Report

Why some cities and states balk at face recognition tech Matt O’Brien, Associated Press

Scandal Began With Sex Toys. Now Ex-DA Is Convicted on Long Island. Nicole Hong and Arielle Dollinger, New York Times

Court sides with Colorado’s federal supermax prison in censorship case brought by magazine Colorado Sun

The fiercest federal lawman you never knew – and he was African American Sydney Trent, Washington Post

The mystery of the ‘Sunday Bomber’ who terrorized New York Robert Dominguez, New York Daily News

Our 2019 Picks for Criminal Justice in Movies, TV and Podcasts The Marshall Project