30 Prosecutors Say Lamar Johnson Deserves a New Trial. Why Won’t He Get One? Richard A. Oppel Jr., New York Times

Attorney General Barr wrong about role of prosecutors. Tough-on-crime stance stunts progress Ronald Wright, USA Today

‘Everyone is Detained’ Samantha Melamed, Dylan Purcell, and Chris A. Williams, Philadelphia Inquirer

A New Chapter in a Double-Murder Case Nathan Heller, The New Yorker

Richard Jewell Was Wrongly Implicated in a Mass Attack. He’s Not the Only One. Mitch Smith, New York Times

Advocates see best opportunity to enact liberal criminal justice reform in Va. In a generation Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

City of Dallas dismissed from civil lawsuit over Botham Jean’s death Nic Garcia, Dallas News

New York bail changes set to take effect in January despite late swell of opposition Elizabeth Janowski, NBC News

Mobile Crisis Prevention Teams Pair St. Louis Cops with Mental Health Workers The Crime Report

Tennessee governor’s criminal justice task force releases report, recommendations Brandon Richard, WMC

Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension Kathleen Foody and David Eggert, Associated Press

Deadwater Fell: Daisy Coulam on why her new drama examines the notion of ‘true crime’ The Independent