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Federal Bureau of Prisons Locks Down Prisoners and Takes Away Communications Amid Protests Lauren Gill, The Appeal

Jails Are Coronavirus Hotbeds. How Many People Should Be Released To Slow The Spread? Anna Flagg, The Marshall Project

Your right to a jury trial is on hold. Here’s how coronavirus is changing the justice system Mike Carter and Sara Jean Green, Seattle Times

California Sheriff Sued for Keeping People Jailed as COVID-19 Rages Alexander Lekhtman, Filter Magazine

For Children, A Parent in Prison During the Pandemic Heightens Anxiety Amos Barshad, The Appeal

Don’t Bar Ex-Offenders From Coronavirus Aid Funds Cyrus R. Vance Jr., New York Times

San Francisco Justice: How One City Ended the Fines and Fees Trap The Crime Report

Ella Jones Is Elected First Black Mayor of Ferguson Jennifer Medina, New York Times

What We Know About the Developments in the Madeleine McCann Case Megan Specia, New York Times

‘Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story’ Falls Into a True-Crime Trap Daniel D’Addario, Variety

AM Stories

The Intolerable Tensions Between American Cities and Their Police Forces Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker

‘In Every City, There’s a George Floyd’: Portraits of Protest John Branch, New York Times

Masks On, Fists Up: Scenes from New York City’s Protests Against Police Violence Emily Kassie, The Marshall Project

60 minutes of mayhem: How aggressive politics and policing turned a peaceful protest into a violent confrontation Kevin Liptak, Alex Marquardt, Evan Perez, David Shortell, and Jeremy Diamond, CNN

Resist the Urge to Simplify the Story Anne Applebaum, The Atlantic

Tear Gas Doesn’t Deploy Itself Nick Martin, New Republic

What a just Justice Department would do about George Floyd’s death Vanita Gupta, Washington Post

How to Actually Fix America’s Police Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert, The Atlantic

The One Police Reform That Both the Left and the Right Support Spencer Bokat-Lindell, New York Times

There’s One Big Reason Why Police Brutality Is So Common In The US. And That’s The Police Unions. Melissa Segura, BuzzFeed News

Why are cops in Minnesota so rarely charged in officer-involved deaths? Pat Borzi, MinnPost

Minneapolis Police Use Force Against Black People at 7 Times the Rate of Whites Richard A. Oppel Jr. and Lazaro Gamio, New York Times

George Floyd Killing Reignites Calls To Repeal New York’s Police Secrecy Laws CJ Ciaramella, Reason

From Michael Brown to George Floyd: What We’ve Learned About Policing Weihua Li, The Marshall Project

9 movies and shows that explain how America’s justice system got this way Alissa Wilkinson, Vox