Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Andrew Cuomo Held New York’s Health Care Hostage to Undo Criminal Justice Reforms Nick Pinto, The Intercept

Bail Reform Rollbacks are a Dangerous Failing of Moral Courage Tiffany Cabán, Gotham Gazette

Mass release of California prisoners weighed by judges amid coronavirus fears Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times

Why Are We Transferring Potentially Sick Inmates Across the Country Without Testing Them First? Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

NYPD’s Aggressive Policing Risks Spreading the Coronavirus Alice Speri, The Intercept

Prosecutors In This Virginia County Are Letting People Go To Jail for Low-Level Offenses In The Middle of a Pandemic Kira Lerner, The Appeal

Ailing NRA Finds New Rallying Cry: Keep Gun Shops Open Danny Hakim, New York Times

The Last Trial in California Brian Krans, The Appeal

The Texas Appeals Court Upheld This Man’s Death Sentence Despite New Scientific Evidence Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

‘We’re Going to All Start Dropping’: Rikers Inmates on Life as Prisoners of COVID-19 Zak Cheney-Rice, New York Magazine

A Pulp-Fiction Novelist Trapped on Rikers During the Coronavirus Pandemic Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker

Can’t We at Least Give Prisoners Soap? Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

Blood Will Tell (2018) Pamela Colloff, ProPublica