Why Shouldn’t Prisoners Be Voters? Daniel A. Gross, The New Yorker

How to Reform the Pardon Power Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith, Lawfare

Prisoners and the Ballot: The Last Hurdle of Democracy? The Crime Report

Trump has flipped the 9th circuit – and some new judges are causing a ‘shock wave’ Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times

Why Harvey Weinstein’s Guilt Matters to Black Women Salamishah Tillet, New York Times

In Los Angeles County DA’s race, it’s reform vs. tradition. Where does each candidate stand? James Queally, Los Angeles Times

Karl Taylor Died in a New York Prison. Now the State Has Agreed to Pay Millions. Tom Robbins, The Marshall Project

Proposed NY Bail Law Amendments Target People of Color, Warns Ex-Prosecutor The Crime Report

DA Chesa Boudin sets new policies on SF police stops, gang enhancements, three strikes Evan Sernoffsky, San Francisco Chronicle

Why Has Jackie Lacey’s Conviction Review Unit Exonerated So Few People? Jessica Pishko, The Appeal

A California County’s Sheriff’s Deputies Are Accused Of Mishandling Evidence On a Staggering Scale Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

Lori Loughlin attorneys allege ‘very serious’ misconduct by prosecutors in college admissions scandal case Travis Andersen and John R. Ellement, Boston Globe

Parts of Angola prison medical care are unconstitutional, federal judge plans to rule (Louisiana) Joe Gyan Jr., The Advocate

The Unsolved Murder of Civil Rights Activist Harry Moore Francine Uenuma, Smithsonian Magazine