PM Stories

National Guard Called as Minneapolis Erupts in Solidarity for George Floyd Matt Furber, John Eligon, and Audra D. S. Burch, New York Times

Why does the Minneapolis police department look like a military unit? Philip V. McHarris, Washington Post

Police chiefs react with disgust to Minneapolis death, try to reassure their own cities Tom Jackman, Washington Post

Police chiefs’ condemnation of George Floyd killing highlights impact of criminal justice reform movements James Queally and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times

Before George Floyd’s Death, Minneapolis Police Failed to Adopt Reforms, Remove Bad Officers Jamiles Lartey and Simone Weichselbaum, The Marshall Project

Public outrage, legislation follow calls to police about black people Maria Sacchetti, Shayna Jacobs, and Abigail Hauslohner, Washington Post

There’s Only One Possible Conclusion: White America Likes Its Killer Cops Elie Mystal, The Nation

Evidence of Link Between ‘De-Policing’ and Homicide is Slim: Study The Crime Report

Fulton DA, two challengers commit to not seeking the death penalty (Georgia) Bill Rankin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Florida Supreme Court’s U-turn on the death penalty Editorial Board, Tampa Bay Times

What Does It Mean to Be a Feminist Prosecutor? Barry Lam, Slate

AM Stories

Ten thousand Texas prisoners approved for parole sit behind bars amid coronavirus pandemic Lauren McGaughy, Dallas Morning News

California jail population plummets during pandemic. Could this lead to long-term change? Jason Pohl, Sacramento Bee

‘Powder keg’ at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison with 110 cases of COVID-19 in two weeks (California) Matthew Ormseth, Los Angeles Times

He tested positive for the coronavirus. One day later, a federal prison flew him home to Alaska. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News

Critics Say Hawaii Prisons Are Failing To Help Released Inmates Yoohyun Jung, Honolulu Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Keep Putting Homeless People in Jail Meg O’Connor, The Appeal

As Coronavirus Spreads in Federal Prisons, Cases in Halfway Houses Are Being Undercounted Liliana Segura, The Intercept

‘This is Madness’: New Yorkers in Jail Despite COVID Pledges Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

A Transgender Woman’s Attorneys Fear She Won’t Survive Her 60-Month Sentence Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

#Say Their Names: Remembering Inmates Who Died Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Florida Judge Exposes the Chaotic Nightmare Facing Felons Who Want to Register to Vote Mark Joseph Stern, Slate