Why Jails Are So Important in the Fight Against Coronavirus Anna Flagg and Joseph Neff, The Marshall Project

Andrew Cuomo, Stop a Coronavirus Disaster: Release People From Prison Mary Bassett, Eric Gonzalez, and Darren Walker, New York Times

‘We’re Left for Dead’: Fears of Virus Catastrophe at Rikers Jail Jan Ransom and Alan Feuer, New York Times

People Are Bailing Out Inmates From New York City’s Biggest Jail, Where The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Skyrocketing Dominic Holden, BuzzFeed News

No going back on bail reform now: What was a bad idea before should be unthinkable during the coronavirus crisis Catalina Cruz, Michael Blake, Latrice Walker, and Jeffrion Aubry, New York Daily News

Rikers Island Prisoners Being Offered PPE and $6 an Hour to Dig Mass Graves Ryan Grim, The Intercept

LAPD preparing scenarios in which many officers are out sick from coronavirus Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

Admissions to Illinois State Prisons Suspended, With Few Exceptions, Due to Coronavirus Joshua Lott, The Appeal

‘Group of Local Vigilantes’ Try to Forcibly Quarantine Out-of-Towners, Officials Say (Maine) Aimee Ortiz, New York Times

He Was Ordered to Self-Isolate. He Didn’t. Now He’s Facing Criminal Charges. (Illinois) Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica

Fired Louisiana Prosecutor Had ‘Whites Only’ Sign In Property He Owned Jon Campbell, The Appeal

Once sentenced to life for his wife’s murder, Russell Faria to get $2M to settle lawsuit against police Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch