Why There’s No National Lockdown Lawrence Gostin and Sarah Wetter, The Atlantic

Let People Out of Jail Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

To flatten the curve, free some prisoners. Please. Piper Kerman, Washington Post

In a Pandemic, Poor Defendants Could Pay With Their Lives Amalia Beckner, Texas Observer

The Doubled Fears of the Undocumented During the Coronavirus Shutdown Charles Bethea, The New Yorker

Los Angeles Continued Prosecuting Low-Level Offenses Amid Coronavirus Crisis Jessica Schulberg, Huffington Post

California to release 3,500 inmates early as coronavirus spreads inside prisons Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times

A Rarely Used Power Could Free Prisoners in Pennsylvania. But the Governor Is Not Using It. Joshua Vaugh, The Appeal

Domestic Violence 911 Calls Are Increasing. Coronavirus Is Likely to Blame. Madison Pauly and Julia Lurie, Mother Jones

People Are Panic-Buying Untraceable ‘Ghost Guns’ Online in the Coronavirus Pandemic Tess Owen, Vice

Surging Gun Sales and Shelter in Place Orders Make a Dangerous Mix for Domestic Violence Ann Givens, The Trace

As Arrest Rates Fall, Police Focus on Quarantine Violators The Crime Report

Arlington judges second-guess their elected prosecutor for daring to challenge the status quo (Virginia) Editorial Board, Washington Post

How prison has shaped one artist’s view on social distancing Christopher Booker and Laura Fong, PBS

Records in 1946 Lynching Case Must Remain Sealed, Court Rules (Georgia) Neil Vigdor, New York Times

Series Mania: ‘La Garconne’ Puts Gender-Bender Spin on Period Crime Drama Ben Croll, Variety

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