US prisons are not ready for coronavirus P. Leila Barghouty, The Outline

California prisons suspend visiting indefinitely, over coronavirus scares Nate Gartrell, San Jose Mercury News

Runoff increasingly likely in LA County district attorney race Matthew Ormseth, Los Angeles Times

The Embattled Los Angeles DA Prosecuting Harvey Weinstein Tarpley Hitt, Daily Beast

Trump’s Surprising Popularity in Prison Nicole Lewis and Christina Cauterucci, The Marshall Project

ACLU sues federal agencies seeking records of facial-recognition use at airports and US border Drew Harwell, Washington Post

‘What Will It Take for You to Call This a Homicide?’ (California) Darwin BondGraham and Brian Krans, The Appeal

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejects new death penalty trial requested under “junk science” law Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Chelsea Manning Tries to Kill Herself in Jail, Lawyers Say Michael Levenson and Charlie Savage, New York Times

A change of heart on death penalty (Colorado) Lynn Bartels, Colorado Politics

In Louisiana, prisons shift toward rehabilitation Joanne Jennings and Bryn Stole, PBS

The Women of ‘Prison YouTube’ Jessica Bloom, New York Magazine

Why cards and hand-written letters matter in prison Jennifer Toon, The Tyler Loop