The Trouble with Tennessee’s Lethal Injection Drugs Zuri Davis, Reason

This DNA Testing Firm Said It Wanted To Bring Closure To Families Of Murder Victims. Then It Blocked A Rival From Using Its Database To Solve Crimes. Peter Aldhous, BuzzFeed News

Trump Super Bowl ad bolsters red-state #cjreform prospects Grits for Breakfast

New York City Police Commissioner Blames New Bail Law for Rising Crime Ben Chapman and Katie Honan, Wall Street Journal

As Bail Reform Takes Hold Across New York State, a Rural County Wrestles With The Future of its Aging Jail Ted Alcorn, The Appeal

Mass Incarceration, Climate Change ‘Intertwined’: Journal The Crime Report

Federal Judge Reverses Conviction of Border Volunteers, Challenging Government’s “Gruesome Logic” Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept

Cause of death: passive hanging (Pennsylvania) Jonah Walters, The Outline

Want to make streets safer? Listen to those who have left crime behind Naomi Ishisaka, Seattle Times

Ohio House speaker opens door to death penalty repeal; Senate president doubtful Marty Schladen, Columbus Dispatch

Judge: Pretrial Inmates in San Francisco Need Time in Sunlight Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News

Florida Weighs Lifting Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Offenses The Crime Report

To keep cops in the community, a shuttered LAPD jail in San Pedro reopens Leila Miller, Los Angeles Times

He murdered three women and was after a fourth. These women outsmarted a serial killer (New Jersey) Bergen Record/NorthJersey.com