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The Disappeared Lise Olsen, Texas Observer

Missouri’s Attorney General is Fighting for the Right to Keep an Innocent Man in Prison Jordan Smith, The Intercept

Police Department Defends Grown Man Beating 14-Year-Old Over Tobacco Purchase Jeremy Stahl, Slate

Judge Grants New Trial for Cleveland Man Who’s Maintained Innocence in 1974 Murder of His Wife After Undisclosed Police Reports Surface Vince Grzegorek, Cleveland Scene

What to Make of Murph the Surf? Brian Burnsed, Sports Illustrated

Will Atlanta child murders ever be solved? Those close to case fear answer is ‘No’ Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times

Review: ‘The Central Park Five’ Turns Injustice Into Opera (2019) Zachary Woolfe, New York Times

HBO’s I’ll Be Gone In the Dark trailer details Michelle McNamara’s Golden State Killer investigation Omar Sanchez, Entertainment Weekly

Tiger King: Nicolas Cage Will Play Joe Exotic in New TV Adaptation Yohana Desta, Vanity Fair

AM Stories

Stopping covid-19 behind bars was an achievable moral imperative. We failed. Radley Balko, Washington Post

A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons The Marshall Project

Conditions within Ohio’s coronavirus-infected prisons described as ‘war zone’ Catherine Candisky, Columbus Dispatch

Inside Division 16, Cook County Jail’s COVID-19 positive detainees say they’re waiting to die Josh McGhee, Chicago Reporter

“I Do Not Want to Die in Here”: Letters From the Houston Jail Ian MacDougall, ProPublica

Texas death row inmates ask to join lawsuit over prison health conditions during COVID-19 pandemic Samantha Ketterer, Houston Chronicle

Philly police resume pre-coronavirus arrest procedures for some non-violent crimes Ellie Rushing and Robert Moran, Philadelphia Inquirer

‘Not acceptable’: Violent arrest raises concerns about NYPD distancing patrols amid coronavirus pandemic Michael R. Sisak, USA Today

Medical Expert: Federal Jail Intentionally Destroying Medical Records and Hiding Extent of Coronavirus Behind Bars Nick Pinto, The Intercept

Prisons Are Coronavirus Hotspots. This Town’s Got Five of Them. (Texas) Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project

Can College Programs in Prison Survive COVID-19? Nicole Lewis, The Marshall Project

No phone or email for nearly 4,000 inmates at three federal prisons in effort to fight virus Clare Hymes, CBS News