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The Imprisoner’s Dilemma Sarah Holder, Bloomberg

NSA leaker Reality Winner among 500 women with coronavirus at Texas federal prison Kay Jones, Jamiel Lynch, and Nicole Chavez, CNN

COVID-19 sweeps through another Kentucky prison, killing 3 and infecting 182 John Cheves, Lexington Herald Leader

New COVID-19 outbreaks reported at two Colorado prisons, Boulder County Jail Meg Wingerter, Denver Post

Prison officials turned down free COVID-19 testing for San Quentin Brooks Jarosz, KTVU

The coronavirus is keeping Texas prisoners who’ve been approved for parole behind bars Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Slowdowns, Disruptions Hobble Nation’s Courts During Pandemic Ted Gest, The Crime Report

‘Purpose of jail has gotten muddled’: Michigan lawmakers propose changes to justice system Dave Boucher, Detroit Free Press

Virginia Democrats vow sweeping changes in criminal justice Alan Suderman and Denise Lavoie, AP News

Supreme Court Deals Major Blow To Felons’ Right To Vote In Florida Nina Totenberg, NPR

Two Trump Judges Broke Ethics Rules to Stop Up to 1 Million Floridians From Voting in November Mark Joseph Stern, Slate

Pressure builds to remove justices in Florida felon vote case Dara Kam, Tampa Bay Times

She Spent Nearly Four Years In Prison. Now She’s Running For Congress. Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffington Post

New evidence discovered in 1987 murder case could exonerate death row inmate, lawyers say Adam Tamburin, Nashville Tennessean

AM Stories

America Gets an Interior Ministry David A. Graham, The Atlantic

Federal Agents, Local Streets: A ‘Red Flag’ In Portland Gillian Flaccus, Huffington Post

Who Actually Wants Trump to Send in the Feds? Police Unions. Kelly Weill and Winston Ross, Daily Beast

‘Blue Lives Matter’ and ‘Defund the Police’ Clash in the Streets Juliana Kim and Michael Wilson, New York Times

94% of Americans say it’s time for police reform Marguerite Ward, Business Insider

San Francisco Voters Will Decide On Abolishing Mandatory Staffing Levels For Police Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

Minnesota lawmakers pass sweeping package of police accountability measures Briana Bierschbach, Minneapolis Star Tribune

10 Ways To Reduce Our Reliance On Policing And Make Our Communities Safer For Everyone Alex S. Vitale, The Appeal

One Roadblock to Police Reform: Veteran Officers Who Train Recruits Simone Weichselbaum, The Marshall Project

Minneapolis Police Experience Surge of Departures in Aftermath of George Floyd Protests John Eligon, New York Times

Hennepin County judge lifts gag order in George Floyd criminal case Mohamed Ibrahim, Twin Cities Pioneer Press

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