Chicago’s Jail Is Top US Hot Spot as Virus Spreads Behind Bars Timothy Williams and Danielle Ivory, New York Times

A ‘Hyper-Acceleration’ of Justice Reform Under COVID-19 The Crime Report

COVID-19 shows why we need misdemeanor criminal justice reform Annika Olson, The Hill

Don’t Look to the DOJ to Keep Federal Prisons and Their Surrounding Communities Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic Shon Hopwood, The Appeal

Coronavirus has led to thousands of early releases from prisons and jails. Not in Arizona Kurtis Lee and Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times

Louisiana’s Coronavirus Plan for Prisons Could Create Death Camps Alice Speri and Akela Lacy, The Intercept

The Shock Doctrine Came for Bail Reform Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic

How Coronavirus at Rikers Puts All of NYC at Risk Yousur Al-Hlou, Kassie Bracken, Leslye Davis, and Emily Rhyne, New York Times

I Was at Rikers While Coronavirus Spread. Getting Out Was Just as Surreal. Donald Kagan with Nicole Lewis, The Marshall Project

‘It’s a time bomb’: ICE detainees seek release amid growing coronavirus fears Marissa J. Lang, Washington Post

Reports: Children are in 23½ hour-a-day lockup at Harris County juvenile facility amid COVID-19 Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle

My Father Was the First Federal Prisoner to Die of COVID-19. He’d Been Trying to Get Out for Years. Christopher Walker with Seth Freed Wessler, Mother Jones

Federal judge expands voting decision to apply to all ex-felons in Florida Lori Rozsa, Washington Post

The US Supreme Court just made it easier for police to pull you over Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

The Far-Right Helped Create The World’s Most Powerful Facial Recognition Technology Luke O’Brien, Huffington Post