Lawmakers Refused to Increase an Infamous Prison’s Funding. Then, Chaos Erupted. Jerry Mitchell, ProPublica/Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting

Think Debtors Prisons Are a Thing of the Past? Not in Mississippi. Anna Wolfe and Michelle Liu, The Marshall Project

The Media’s Misguided Backlash Against Criminal Justice Reforms in DC and New York Adam Johnson, The Appeal

Opponents of New York Bail Reform Seize on Anti-Semitic Attacks in Order To Sabotage Important Changes Scott Shackford, Reason

Federal prison reform has bipartisan support. But it’s moving slowly. Joe Davidson, Washington Post

Colorado is poised to repeal the death penalty Alex Burness, Denver Post

Denver DA hires investigator to make sure domestic violence offenders turn over guns Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post

Five Cases Could Significantly Reform Pennsylvania’s Sex Offense Registry. The StateA’s Attorney General is Pushing Back. Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal

The Doctor, the Dentist, and the Killer Skip Hollandsworth, Texas Monthly

Florida Faces A Rocky Rollout To Restore Voting Rights After Felony Convictions Daniel Rivero, NPR

Tennessee Lawmakers to Focus on Prisoner Re-entry Reforms The Crime Report

Houston to Pay $1.2M to Family of Black Man Killed by Cop Cameron Langford, Courthouse News

Former inmate now advocates for prisoners in Nevada Katelyn Newberg, Las Vegas Review-Journal