More Slayings at Parchman as Mississippi Confronts Prison Crisis Rick Rojas, New York Times

Two more Mississippi inmates killed at Parchman prison. Inmate death toll reaches nine. Alissa Zhu, Mississippi Clarion Ledger

Guns Are No Mere Symbol Garrett Epps, The Atlantic

Architect of CIA Interrogation Program Testifies at Guantánamo Bay Carol Rosenberg, New York Times

When New Jersey Next Redistricts, It Will Count Incarcerated People Where They Lived Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

A court tossed 2 NJ men’s murder convictions after 25 years. So why are they still locked up? SP Sullivan, NJ Advance Media

How the 911 System Turns Police into ‘Proxies’ for Racial Bias S. Rebecca Neusteter, The Crime Report

A ‘perfect storm’ of injustice: Philly man freed after 28 years as DA condemns ‘decades’ of misconduct (Pennsylvania) Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Meet Rachel Rossi, the Progressive Ex-Public Defender Running for DA (Los Angeles, CA) Brittany Martin, Los Angeles Magazine

Denver officials won’t hand over information sought by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Colleen Long, Colorado Sun

Arizona’s Incarcerated Firefighters Push for Legislation That Recognizes Their Labor by Reducing Their Sentences Hannah Critchfield, The Appeal

Clemency Grapples With the Banal Evil of the Death Penalty Rumaan Alam, New Republic