PM Stories

2 Suspects Charged With Murder in Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Richard Fausset, New York Times

Why outrage about Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting came from all corners of the political spectrum – and quickly Eugene Scott, Washington Post

A Vigilante Killing in Georgia David French, The Dispatch

Scrutiny of Social-Distance Policing as 35 of 40 Arrested Are Black Ashley Southall, New York Times

‘We Cannot Police Our Way Out of a Pandemic.’ Experts, Police Union Say NYPD Should Not Be Enforcing Social Distance Rules Amid COVID-19 Josiah Bates, Time

Justice Dept. moves to drop case against Michael Flynn Spencer S. Hsu, Devlin Barrett, and Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post

An Ugly Day for the Justice Department Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, and Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare

Paxton declines to drop appeal, blocking new trial for Austin babysitter Chuck Lindell, Austin American-Statesman

AM Stories

The All-Consuming White Pandemic Protestor Nick Martin, New Republic

Other Countries’ Courts Are Treating the Prison Pandemic as A Real Emergency David Anderson, Slate

Will COVID-19 Help Flatten Numbers Behind Bars? Ted Gest, The Crime Report

Over 5,000 corrections officers have contracted COVID-19 Luke Barr, ABC News

San Diego detainee is first in ICE custody to die of COVID-19 Kate Morrissey, Los Angeles Times

Inside Otay Mesa Detention Center: ‘We are wondering when this nightmare will end’ Hugo Ramirez, San Diego Union-Tribune

COVID-19 leading to illegal jail stays for inmates with mental illness David Kroman, Crosscut

States Are Halting Executions Because of the Pandemic – But Not Missouri Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones

New Mexico Invokes Riot Law to Control Virus Near Navajo Nation Simon Romero, New York Times

Coalition’s Efforts Amid Coronavirus Derail Plans For New Women’s Prison (Washington) Victoria Law, The Appeal

One Miami coronavirus death has an unusual distinction: It’s being investigated as a murder David Ovalle, Miami Herald

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