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Supreme Court won’t consider limiting police immunity from civil lawsuits Richard Wolf, USA Today

‘A Shocking Dereliction Of Duty’: Supreme Court Brushes Off Police Immunity Cases Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

Golden State Killer suspect DeAngelo could plead guilty, avoid death penalty, on June 29 Sam Stanton and Darrell Smith, Sacramento Bee

Justice Department Reschedules Federal Executions Sadie Gurman, Wall Street Journal

California prosecutors routinely strike Black and Latino people from juries, report says Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus Cases Rise Sharply in Prisons Even as They Plateau Nationwide Timothy Williams, Libby Seline, and Rebecca Griesbach, New York Times

Report: Solitary Confinement in US Prisons Spiked by 500 Percent When Coronavirus Hit CJ Ciaramella, Reason

As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons, Lockdowns Spark Fear Of More Solitary Confinement Joseph Shapiro, NPR

COVID-19 Exposed Flaws of the Justice System: Paper Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Grim Stories From Inside An Arkansas Prison Capture The Toll Of COVID-19 Lauren Gill, The Appeal

“Don’t Give Up”: A Woman’s Fight to Save Her Brother From a COVID-Plagued ICE Jail (Louisiana) Noah Lanard, Mother Jones

There’s No Reason for an Architect to Design a Death Chamber Michael Kimmelman, New York Times

The Protests Come for ‘Paw Patrol’ Amanda Hess, New York Times

The Unreality of Cops Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic

AM Stories

Police Reform Is Necessary. But How Do We Do It? New York Times

George Floyd is not alone. ‘I can’t breathe’ uttered by dozens in fatal police holds across US Katie Wedell, Cara Kelly, Camille McManus, and Christine Fernando, USA Today

Police ‘woefully undertrained’ on using force, experts say Martha Bellisle, AP News

‘Implicit Bias’ Trainings Don’t Actually Change Police Behavior Michael Hobbes, Huffington Post

Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police Mariame Kaba, New York Times

Twilight of the Cop Consensus David Roth, New Republic

Amid Calls to ‘Defund,’ How to Rethink Policing Barry Friedman, Wall Street Journal

There’s already an alternative to calling the police (Oregon) Anna V. Smith, High Country News

The City that Really Did Abolish the Police Katherine Landergan, Politico

DC police reform measures make it easier to fire officers for misconduct, expand civilian review over force Peter Hermann, Washington Post

Colorado’s historic police reform bill one step away from being signed into law Saja Hindi, Denver Post

New York passes a police reform bill package that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign into law Lauren del Valle, CNN

Mayor Walsh declares racism a public health crisis in Boston, will seek to transfer 20% of police overtime budget to social services Dasia Moore and Milton J. Valencia, Boston Globe

Maryland laws that have long protected police face scrutiny as public demands more accountability Jessica Anderson, Baltimore Sun

Republican senators outline GOP’s police reform bill Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post