PM Stories

Oregon’s nonunanimous jury system struck down by US Supreme Court; could invalidate 100s of convictions Shane Dixon Kavanaugh, The Oregonian

A Brief Criminal History of the Mask Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic

A Shot in Hell (Nevada) Adam Weinstein, New Republic

Is Domestic Violence Rising During the Coronavirus Shutdown? Here’s What the Data Shows. Weihua Li and Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project

Murder at Sutton Place Christopher Bollen, Vanity Fair

‘A Tale of Two Countries’: Racial Disparity in Marijuana Arrests The Crime Report

In search of Inigo Philbrick, the disappearing art dealer Oliver Franklin-Wallis, GQ

Podcasts like The Thing About Pam are why I’ll never get tired of true crime Aja Romano, Vox

AM Stories

Let the People Go Joseph Margulies, Boston Review

“Everyone’s Coughing, Everyone’s Agitated” Julia Craven, Slate

Inside Rikers: An Account of the Virus-Stricken Jail From a Man Who Managed to Get Out Alleen Brown, The Intercept

Covid-19 and Criminal Justice: It’s Time to Suspend Fees and Fines Mike Crowley, Brennan Center for Justice

Judge rips feds over prison quarantine policies Josh Gerstein, Politico

Covid-19 Highlights the Need for Prison Labor Reform Lauren-Brooke Eisen and Lauren Seabrooks, Brennan Center for Justice

Prisons Launch “Absurd” Attempt to Detect Coronavirus in Inmate Phone Calls Akela Lacy, Alice Speri, Jordan Smith, and Sam Biddle, The Intercept

73% Of Inmates At An Ohio Prison Test Positive For Coronavirus Bill Chappell and Paige Pfleger, NPR

‘It’s horrible’: how the US deep south’s prisons exacerbate the pandemic Sophie Kasakove, The Guardian

Despite probation’s support, LA County blocks at-risk offender’s releases amid coronavirus James Queally, Los Angeles Times

Sick, elderly and fearing coronavirus: Life inside Fort Worth’s women’s federal prison Mark Dent and Kaley Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram