PM Stories

The Witness Who Saw Nothing Christina Cauterucci, Slate

Creation in Confinement: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Nicole R. Fleetwood, New York Review of Books

‘Murder to Mercy’ Review: Rethinking a Life Sentence Bilal Qureshi, New York Times

Maryland high court orders new trial for two men convicted of killing Eastern Shore woman in 1987 Tim Prudente, Baltimore Sun

California police to investigate officer shown punching 14-year-old boy on video Vivian Ho, The Guardian

Cincinnati Voters Oust Sheriff Who Cooperated With ICE And Championed New Jail Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

‘Dateline NBC’ Set To Launch ‘Motive For Murder’ True-Crime Podcast Denise Petski, Deadline

Hugh Jackman delivers one of his best performances in the true-crime procedural Bad Education AA Dowd, The AV Club

AM Stories

Is Michael Cohen getting out of prison? Why Barr’s coronavirus release rules deserve scrutiny Glenn Kirschner, NBC News

In New Jersey Prisons, 29 Coronavirus Deaths and Only 184 Tests Alice Speri, The Intercept

After Slow Start, State Begins Furloughing Prisoners to Stem Spread of COVID-19 (New Jersey) Colleen O’Dea, NJ Spotlight

Medical Journal Calls for Release of At-Risk Prison, Jail Populations The Crime Report

Some Crimes in New York City Evade Prosecution During Coronavirus Ben Chapman, Wall Street Journal

6th Texas execution delayed as attorneys cite pandemic Centre Daily Times

DA supports new trial for Austin babysitter in 2003 death (Texas) Chuck Lindell, Austin Statesman

When crises collide: gun violence activists confront the deadly challenge of bullets and Covid Abené Clayton, The Guardian

By restricting PPP based on criminal record, many nonprofits will suffer Marsha Banks and Megan Quattlebaum, Philadelphia Inquirer

Shot by Police, Then Convicted in a Murder He Says He Didn’t Commit. Now He’s Facing COVID-19 Behind Bars. Brandon Soderberg, The Appeal

‘Last Book on the Left’ Cuts Serial Killers Down to Size Andrea Marks, Rolling Stone

Netflix’s Heartbreaking True Crime Doc On Cyntoia Brown Drops On Wednesday Mary-Jane Wiltsher, Tyla