PM Stories

After 17 Years, Bureau of Prisons Set to Resume Federal Executions Lauren Gill, The Appeal

US Supreme Court halts Texas execution of Ruben Gutierrez during legal fight over religious advisers’ access to death chamber Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

The Rape Kit’s Secret History Pagan Kennedy, New York Times

‘Troubling Tableau’ in 11th Circuit’s Prisoner Cases, Sotomayor Says Adam Liptak, New York Times

Texas COVID-19 Massacre Marie Gottschalk, In These Times

‘It’s Not Easy Doing Time in Here’: Michael Thompson Shouldn’t Die in Jail for Pot Crimes Tana Ganeva, Reason

ACLU sues to stop SBA from denying PPP loans to people with criminal records Jessica Smith, Yahoo! Finance

Family of Slain Barnard Student Criticizes Sentence for 14-Year-Old Sean Piccoli, New York Times

Four Years Embedded With the Alt-Right Daniel Lombroso, The Atlantic

AM Stories

Fallout from shooting intensifies call for new approach to policing (Georgia) Christian Boone, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Police Killings Prompt Reassessment of Laws Allowing Deadly Force Rick Rojas and Richard Fausset, New York Times

Protests against police put $454 million in military gear under spotlight Nick Penzenstadler and Daphne Chen, USA Today/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

NYPD Disbands Plainclothes Units Involved in Many Shootings Ali Watkins, New York Times

After Rift Over Protests, NYPD Pulls Out of Prosecutors’ Offices Jan Ransom, New York Times

Gov. Lamont imposes reforms on Connecticut state police, including chokehold ban, body camera mandate, restriction on military equipment, more Alex Putterman, Hartford Courant

New Jersey Attorney General Orders Police to Release Names of Officers With Violations Joseph De Avila, Wall Street Journal

LA Committee Moves Forward Proposal To Cut LAPD Budget Up To $150 Million Eric Heinz, City News Service

Trump to Sign Executive Order on Policing Alex Leary, Wall Street Journal

Why do we need the police? Patrick Sharkey, Washington Post

Five things ‘Defund the police’ is not Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

Prosecute the Police Kristy Parker, The Atlantic

I used to be a police chief. This is why it’s so hard to fire bad cops. Daniel Oates, Washington Post

Video has changed police accountability. Now citizen filmmakers are getting organized. Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Eric Garner’s Family is Still Grieving Brianna Milord, The New Yorker