PM Stories

Americans’ Faith in Law Is at Stake in the DACA Case H. Lee Sarokin, The Atlantic

Striking down DACA would thwart America’s pandemic response Priscilla Chan and Sam Hawgood, Stat

The Carceral Kings of New York Ross Barkan, The Appeal

Ninth Circuit Again Rejects Lezmond Mitchell Challenges to Death Penalty, but Two Judges Question the Punishment Matthew Fletcher, Turtle Talk

The Navajo Nation Opposed His Execution. The US Plans to Do It Anyway. (2019) Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project

Philadelphia Juvenile Lifer Program Lowers Rearrests, Saves $9.5M The Crime Report

The Hollywood Vigilante Erika Hayasaki, Marie Claire

Murder to Mercy: What you didn’t see in the Netflix documentary about Cyntoia Brown Rosy Cordero, Entertainment Weekly

AM Stories

8 of The Top 10 Biggest US Coronavirus Hotspots Are Prisons and Jails CJ Ciaramella, Reason

More than 1,500 federal prisoners now have COVID-19 as officials expand testing Kristine Phillips, USA Today

ACLU Presses Prisons for Coronavirus Infection Data Laura Kusisto and Sadie Gurman, Wall Street Journal

Terminal Island prison inmates have worst coronavirus outbreak in federal system (California) Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

Wild swing in coronavirus numbers reported at Chicago’s federal jail goes unexplained, leaves lawyers skeptical Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune

Positive Test Rates For COVID-19 Are As High As 87% At Some Michigan Prisons Tom Perkins, Huffington Post

Voices from Rikers: Behind Bars as Coronavirus Spreads Courtney Gross, NY1

‘Outdated, unsafe, unfair’: coronavirus renews battle over California’s cash bail system Vivian Ho, The Guardian

So Much for The Great California Bail Celebration (2018) Abbie Vansickle, The Marshall Project

Is the Coronavirus Really a Biological Weapon? Carissa Byrne Hessick, Slate

How Restoring Pell Grants for Incarcerated Students Can Help Post-COVID Revival Jesse Kelley, The Crime Report

Confessions of a PPE Smuggler Sarah Wang, New Republic