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Georgia man freed after 43 years for crime he denies committing Bill Rankin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Court clears way for Tuesday execution of Missouri man who claims innocence in murder Luke Nozicka, Kansas City Star

The Breonna Taylor Shooting Shows How Reckless Drug War Tactics Lead to Senseless Deaths Jacob Sullum, Reason

Minute by minute: What happened the night Louisville police fatally shot Breonna Taylor Darcy Costello and Tessa Duvall, USA Today

More Than 50 People Say This Cop Framed Them For Murder. Now Prosecutors Are Going To Review His Cases. (Illinois) Melissa Segura, BuzzFeed News

Ask the author: Reuters on the consequences of qualified immunity for police officers Katie Bart, SCOTUSblog

Oregon to close death row, reassign inmates to general population, other housing Noelle Crombie, The Oregonian

What It’s Like to Survive Being Shot by the Police Emily Buder, The Atlantic

Tiger King Makes Netflix’s True Crime Problems So Much Worse Alex Leadbeater, Screen Rant

AM Stories

US Prison Population Remained Stable as Pandemic Grew Sandra E. Garcia, New York Times

New Research Shows Nationwide Failure to Release People from Prison to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 Vera Institute of Justice

Some Federal Prisoners Are Getting Out as COVID-19 Spreads. Others Have No Chance. Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal

COVID-19 is forcing the release of some inmates. What will prisons look like after pandemic? Ashish Prashar, USA Today

Federal Judge Calls Plea Bargain Deals That Limit Compassionate Release ‘Appallingly Cruel’ CJ Ciaramella, Reason

For Mentally Ill Defendants, Coronavirus Means Few Safe Options Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project

Supreme Court Rejects Bid for Virus Protections in Texas Prison Adam Liptak, New York Times

NY prisons see sharp spike in deaths since coronavirus outbreak, blacks hit hardest behind bars Noah Goldberg, New York Daily News

California high court won’t stop transfer of inmates to ICE during coronavirus crisis Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times

Pregnant Woman Held in Coronavirus-Ridden Jail Over Traffic Violations Hannah Gold, New York Magazine

I Survived Prison During The AIDS Epidemic. Here’s What It Taught Me About Coronavirus Richard Rivera, The Marshall Project

He Found Freedom After More Than Two Decades in Prison – But He Was Released Into a World Changed by COVID-19 Euka Wadlington, The Appeal

Artist Hank Willis Thomas Projected Writings by Prisoners Fearful of Catching Coronavirus Onto Manhattan’s Criminal Justice Buildings Sarah Cascone, Artnet