PM Stories

The Death of George Floyd, in Context Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker

Minneapolis Police, Long Accused of Racism, Face Wrath of Wounded City Matt Furber, John Eligon, and Audra D. S. Burch, New York Times

Minneapolis Mayor Calls For Charges In George Floyd Death Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffington Post

The Supreme Court Broke Police Accountability. Now It Has the Chance to Fix It. Mark Joseph Stern, Slate

The Pandemic Is the Right Time to Defund the Police Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic

Can Procedural Justice Training Reduce Officer Misconduct? Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Reclassify All Drug Possession Charges as Misdemeanors: Study The Crime Report

Netflix’s Jeffrey Epstein Series Is a Different Kind of #MeToo Documentary Lili Loofbourow, Slate

‘On the Record’ Review: A Black Woman Says ‘#MeToo’ Devika Girish, New York Times

The Two Lives of Norma McCorvey Josephine Livingstone, New Republic

He started a music program in prison. Now the artists are dropping a mixtape from behind bars. Tyler Kendall, CBS News

AM Stories

Coronavirus in Jails and Prisons Kelly Davis, The Appeal

Prison Reform Matters Now More Than Ever Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg

Supreme Court won’t stop Ohio order for prisoners to be moved or released because of coronavirus Robert Barnes, Washington Post

How To Hide a COVID-19 Hotspot? Pretend Prisoners Don’t Exist Abbie VanSickle, The Marshall Project

Inside A Federal Prison With A Deadly COVID-19 Outbreak, Compromised Men Beg For Help (North Carolina) Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

Oregon’s maximum-security prison in Salem now the site of state’s biggest single coronavirus outbreak Noelle Crombie, The Oregonian

Do detainee transfers increase COVID-19 cases? Judge orders ICE to disclose data Monique O. Madan, Miami Herald

This Neighborhood Stifled Gangs and Guns. Then a New Killer Moved In. Edgar Sandoval, New York Times

Two of His Sons Are Incarcerated During the Pandemic. A Third Is Fighting to Get Them Out. Chris Gelardi, The Appeal

New York Appealed to Keep an Elderly Prisoner Behind Bars – Then He Got Coronavirus Natasha Lennard, The Intercept

A Pandemic Bright Spot: In Many Places, Less Crime Neil MacFarquhar and Serge F. Kovaleski, New York Times

Task Force Calls for Independent Oversight of Federal Prisons Ted Gest, The Crime Report