PM Stories

Kim Gardner, Progressive St. Louis Prosecutor Targeted By Trump, Fends Off Dem Challenger Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

Joe Arpaio, Jerry Sheridan in dead heat for Maricopa County primary race KTAR

A Historic Supreme Court Ruling Upends Courts in Oklahoma Jack Healy, New York Times

Oklahoma AG Seeks Guidance on Criminal Appeals After High Court Ruling David Lee, Courthouse News 

Should NY Be Jailing Parolees for Minor Lapses During a Pandemic? Ginia Bellafante, New York Times 

Probation and Parole ‘Feed Mass Incarceration’: Report Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Incarceration And Its Disseminations: COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons From Chicago’s Cook County Jail Eric Reinhart and Daniel L. Chen, Health Affairs

Virus rate in prisons seen as US’ worst John Moritz, Arkansas Online

2 More San Quentin Prisoners Die Of Suspected Virus Complications CBS

He had a ‘heart of gold’: Florida corrections officer is second to die of COVID-19 Samantha J. Gross, Miami Herald

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark’s Liz Garbus on the Power of Point of View Matt Zoller Seitz, New York Magazine

AM Stories

Nine Elections This Week Could Upend Criminal Justice Nationwide Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

Homicide Spike Hits Most Large US Cities Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal

The murder spike in big US cities, explained German Lopez, Vox

The Mayor Blames the Virus for Shootings. Here’s What Crime Data Shows. (New York) Alan Feuer, New York Times

Tear Gas Bans: A Policing Change Not Gaining Traction Lindsay Van Ness, PEW

Distrust of the Minneapolis Police, and Also the Effort to Defund Them John Eligon, New York Times

George Floyd protests: Black police officers see fight for racial justice through personal lens Alene Tchekmedyian and Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times

Ferguson Prepared America For This Moment Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

Some autopsies remain secret for years. Families of those killed by police want that changed Matt Hamilton and Alene Tchekmedyian, Los Angeles Times

When You Have Diabetes, Even a Routine Police Encounter Can Turn Fatal Natalie Shure, The Nation

Half of Oklahoma Is Now Indian Territory. What Does That Mean for Criminal Justice There? Cary Aspinwall and Graham Lee Brewer, The Marshall Project

Patrolling Minneapolis’s Native American History Krithika Varagur, New York Review of Books