Harvey Weinstein Charged With Rape in Los Angeles as NY Trial Starts Jan Ransom and Jose A. Del Real, New York Times

The challenges in the highly anticipated Harvey Weinstein trial, which starts today Deanna Paul, Washington Post

Naming the Threat Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, New Republic

Awakening to a Mass-Supervision Crisis Priscilla A. Ocen, The Atlantic

Charged With Prostitution, She Went to a Special Court. Did It Help? Christina Goldbaum, New York Times

Foretold ‘uprising’ hits cash-starved Mississippi prisons Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press

Why Is the Chief Justice of Ohio’s Supreme Court Lobbying Against Sentencing Reforms? Eric Boehm, Reason

‘We are just destroying these kids’: The foster children growing up inside detention centers Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Washington Post

‘The place is a jungle’: Texas youth prisons still beset by gangs, violence, abuse Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle

California to allow people with felony convictions on juries beginning 2020 Michael Barba, San Francisco Examiner

Chicago should study LA police reforms for ways to really lower the homicide count Ed Bachrach and Austin Berg, Chicago Tribune

Why Re-Arrest Doesn’t Mean You’re a Failure The Crime Report

Kenneka Jenkins case investigated on new MTV docuseries Tracy Swartz, Chicago Tribune

Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s Latest True Crime Series, ‘The Goop Lab’ Harron Walker, Vice