PM Stories

Virginia Ends Prison Gerrymandering, the Latest Chapter in a Recent Tidal Wave Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

The Supreme Court Is Split on How to Talk About Race Leah Litman, Slate

What a White-Supremacist Coup Looks Like Caleb Crain, The New Yorker

Freddie Gray, Five Years Later Justine Barron, The Appeal

He Was Wrongly Imprisoned for 25 Years. It Wasn’t DNA Evidence That Got Him Out. Anna Clark, New Republic

The Life and Death of Jerry Givens, Virginia’s Executioner-Turned-Abolitionist Liliana Segura, The Intercept

An innocent man spent 46 years in prison. And made a plan to kill the man who framed him. Thomas Lake, CNN

‘Real People Keep Getting Re-traumatized’: The Human Cost of Binge-Watching True Crime Series Melissa Chan, Time

AM Stories

No One Deserves to Die of COVID-19 in Jail Editorial Board, New York Times

Don’t let Chicago’s federal jail become the next coronavirus hot spot Alison Siegler and Erica Zunkel, Chicago Tribune

Few Federal Prisoners Released Under COVID-19 Emergency Policies Joseph Neff and Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project

Tracking the Spread of Coronavirus in Prisons Katie Park, Tom Meagher, and Weihua Li, The Marshall Project

Getting Off Rikers Island The Daily, New York Times

Prosecutors Ponder Their Role During Nation’s Health Crisis Ted Gest, The Crime Report

Philly jail workers want judges to release more inmates because of coronavirus Juliana Feliciano Reyes, Philadelphia Inquirer

Coronavirus Is Ready To Explode Inside Fort Dix Federal Prison, Incarcerated People and Their Loved Ones Say (New Jersey) Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

Rural Jails Face ‘Disastrous Consequences’ From COVID-19: Report Nancy Bilyeau, The Crime Report

Coronavirus concerns keep man locked in prison after double-murder conviction is overturned Richard A. Webster, Washington Post

These Prisons Are Doing Mass Testing For COVID-19 – And Finding Mass Infections Cary Aspinwall and Joseph Neff, The Marshall Project

The Life of a South Central Statistic (2017) Danielle Allen, The New Yorker

‘Accused: Guilty Or Innocent?’: A&E Delivering Up-Close Look At Lives Of Those Accused Of Brutal Crimes Jake Kanter, Deadline