PM Stories

Black doesn’t mean criminal. Conservatives should know that by now. Shermichael Singleton, Washington Post

White Witness and the Contemporary Lynching Zoé Samudzi, New Republic

Months After Louisville Police Kill Woman in Her Home, Governor Calls for Review Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, New York Times

A criminal law expert explains why arrests take so long in cases like Ahmaud Arbery’s and Breonna Taylor’s Fabiola Cineas, Vox

Louisville police make major changes to policies in the wake of Breonna Taylor’s death Tessa Duvall and Darcy Costello, Louisville Courier Journal

Justices Turn Down Trio of Qualified Immunity Doctrine Cases Jordan S. Rubin, Bloomberg Law

Locked Out Michael Barajas, Texas Observer

‘Catch and Release’: Cops, Media and the Supreme Court The Crime Report

Covering the Cops (1986) Calvin Trillin, The New Yorker

How a true crime book and a DNA hit led to an Iowa man being charged with murder in 3 cold cases Natalie Neysa Alund, Des Moines Register

An Old-School Crime Drama That’s Thoroughly Modern Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic

AM Stories

Will the Coronavirus Make Us Rethink Mass Incarceration? Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker

How COVID-19 Upended Texas Prisons Michael Barajas, Texas Observer

Fifth Circuit still sucks on prison-conditions litigation: Coronavirus edition Grits for Breakfast

California’s prisons and jails have emptied thousands into a world changed by coronavirus Matt Hamilton, James Queally, and Alene Tchekmedyian, Los Angeles Times

In California’s crowded prison system, COVID-19 takes the vulnerable Jason Fagone, San Francisco Chronicle

Lockdown At Terminal Island Federal Prison Curbs Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

LAPD wants to give rapid-result coronavirus tests to everyone it arrests Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

Detainees at a Federal Jail Said Their Coronavirus Symptoms Were Ignored. The Government Is Fighting to Keep the Records Secret. Nick Pinto, The Intercept

Eastern Ohio prison new coronavirus hot spot as state scales back testing Catherine Candisky, Columbus Dispatch

Connecticut Department of Correction suspends showers for inmates in quarantine or medical isolation units Kelan Lyons, Hartford Courant

The Rise of the Anti-Lockdown Sheriffs Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project

Racism Charges Force Police to Rethink Pandemic Enforcement The Crime Report