PM Stories

Ahmaud Arbery Case: Judge Gives Green Light to Try Three White Men Sabrina Siddiqui, Wall Street Journal

North Carolina Supreme Court Grants Death Row Inmates a Second Chance Jeremy Stahl, Slate

Death row defendants can argue racism infected their cases, NC Supreme Court rules Josh Shaffer and Will Doran, Charlotte Observer

Jury Trials Called Unsafe Until COVID-19 Under Control The Crime Report

Inmates report dangerous practices inside the Texas prison with the most coronavirus deaths Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Amid One of the Nation’s Worst Coronavirus Outbreaks, a Shortage of Ankle Monitors Kept Some People in Jail (Chicago, IL) Kira Lerner, The Appeal

DOC to suspend prisoner release program as state enters phase two of reopening (Louisiana) Nicholas Chrastil, The Lens

Miami judge rips ICE handling of detainees, limits transfers to curb spread of coronavirus David Ovalle, Miami Herald

Inmates at Portland Prison Accuse Staff of Retaliation for COVID-19 Lawsuit Alex Zielinski, Portland Mercury

He spent 23 years on death row for a Philly murder he said he didn’t commit. On Friday, a judge overturned his conviction. Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer

Catching a band of wildlife killers Bryan Schatz, High Country News

AM Stories

Cities Ask if It’s Time to Defund Police and ‘Reimagine’ Public Safety Farah Stockman and John Eligon, New York Times

Black Lives Matter Activists Want to End Police Violence. But They Disagree on How to Do It Charlotte Alter, Time Magazine

“There Are No Checks and Balances”: Two Texas Criminal Justice Experts on the Fight for Police Reform Amal Ahmed, Texas Monthly

18 state attorneys general request authority to investigate local police J. Edward Moreno, The Hill

Minneapolis Bans Police Chokeholds in First Step of Reforms Andy Monserud, Courthouse News

Dallas’ Chief Hall implements ‘duty to intervene’ policy after calls for greater police accountability Hayat Norimine, Dallas Morning News

The Police Are Rioting. We Need to Talk About It. Jamelle Bouie, New York Times

A Crisis That Began With an Image of Police Violence Keeps Providing More Shawn Hubler and Julie Bosman, New York Times

NYPD faces 633 complaints after a week of protests. This man says police clubbed his face. Shayna Jacobs, Washington Post

Brooklyn Man Was Arrested for Curfew Violation. The FBI Interrogated Him About His Political Beliefs. Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept

Amid George Floyd protests, is it time for cop TV shows to be canceled for good? Kelly Lawler, USA Today

Want to talk about policing on TV? Here are some damning stats you should know Ashley Lee, Los Angeles Times