PM Stories

To Protect and Serve, or Pilfer and Steal? Matt Ford, New Republic

New York’s Latest Bail Law Changes Explained Taryn A. Merkl, Brennan Center for Justice

In historic ruling, Supreme Court says state jury verdicts in serious criminal cases must be unanimous David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Adam Liptak, New York Times

After rioting shook Baltimore five years ago, some seeds of change were planted. Only a few took hold. Jean Marbella, Baltimore Sun

Oklahoma City Marks 25 Years Since America’s Deadliest Homegrown Attack Neil MacFarquhar, New York Times

Ouster of holdout juror gets Douglas County man new murder trial (Georgia) Bill Rankin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

An ex-con teaches other former convicts how to live life outside prison walls Cindy Chang, Los Angeles Times

The Innocence Files explores wrongful convictions. It’s the best kind of true crime. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

AM Stories

‘Something Is Going to Explode’: When Coronavirus Strikes a Prison Janet Reitman, New York Times

The Coronavirus Is Testing America’s Commitment to People’s Constitutional Rights Joshua Matz, The Atlantic

California reports first inmate deaths related to the coronavirus Los Angeles Times

“I Don’t Want To Die Here!”: Older ICE Detainees Fear The Worst As The Coronavirus Spreads Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News

Amid rebukes over secrecy, Florida prison system begins to reveal ravages of coronavirus Samantha J. Gross and Ben Conarck, Miami Herald

After Inmate Deaths, Mississippi Faces Pressure To Reform Its Prisons Debbie Elliot and Walter Ray Watson, NPR

With coronavirus spreading, Maryland Gov. Hogan signs order for expedited release of hundreds of prisoners Luke Broadwater, Baltimore Sun

National Guard called to Marion prison as county coronavirus cases near 1,000 (Ohio) Cincinnati Enquirer

Michigan juvenile lifer who died of coronavirus in prison was weeks away from parole Angie Jackson, Detroit Free Press

‘Don’t Let Us Die in Here’ The Atlantic