The Weinstein Trial and the Lies of Due Process Megan Garber, The Atlantic

NYC’s Police-Union Leaders Are Unhinged Zak Cheney-Rice, New York Magazine

Justice Dept. sues ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions in new crackdown over immigration enforcement Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett, Washington Post

Bail Reform Is About Safety And Well-Being Vaidya Gullapalli, The Appeal

Newsrooms Rethink a Crime Reporting Staple: The Mugshot Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project

As Democrats try to end private prisons in Colorado, critics warn of economic ruin for rural areas John Frank, Colorado Sun

In a first, court says a state must provide gender-confirmation surgery to inmate (California) Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle

Class-Action Lawsuit Challenges Detroit’s Asset Forfeiture Racket CJ Ciaramella, Reason

In Presidential Campaign, Progressive Democrats’ Death Penalty Stances Fall Short Jose Saldana, Gotham Gazette

Record-breaking number of new expungement laws enacted in 2019 David Schlussel and Margaret Love, Collateral Consequences Resource Center

First Step Act Funding Hiked to $409M in Trump Budget Plan Ted Gest, The Crime Report

In “Crimson Letters,” North Carolina Inmates Describe a Bleak Life on Death Row Thomasi McDonald, Indy Week

Review: ‘Prison Truth’ takes readers inside San Quentin’s inmate-run newspaper Sewell Chan, Los Angeles Times