PM Stories

What We Know About the Shooting of Jacob Blake Molly Olmstead, Slate

Wisconsin protesters rally for second night against ‘shocking and outrageous’ police shooting of Jacob Blake Jordan Culver, USA Today

Fires in Kenosha Reflect Anger After Police Shooting of Jacob Blake Julie Bosman, New York Times

“We have so much work to do”: One year later, how Elijah McClain’s death impacted his friends and catalyzed a movement Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post

Deadly force behind the wheel Shaun Raviv and John Sullivan, Washington Post

Do I Need To Call The Police? Michael Hobbes, HuffPost

Violence Cannot Remedy Violence Judith Levine and Erica R. Meiners, Boston Review

With a truce brokered over Zoom, one DC neighborhood goes nearly 100 days without a shooting Peter Hermann, Washington Post

As jury trials resume in Philadelphia, courts lay out plans for juror safety Vinny Vella, Philadelphia Inquirer

Is This The Beginning Of The End For Private Prisons? The Market Seems To Think So Morgan Simon, Forbes

Telling stories about crime is hard. That’s no excuse for not doing better. Jason Cherkis, Columbia Journalism Review

AM Stories

Protecting the Fundamental Right to Mail in Prison Alia Nahra, Brennan Center for Justice

Loved Ones And Prisoners Sound Alarm As Coronavirus Cases Surge At Florida’s Largest Women’s Prison Alexandra DeLuca, The Appeal

Yuma Inmates Allege Prison Officials Ordered Them To Refuse COVID-19 Testing To Keep Numbers Down (Arizona) Jimmy Jenkins, KJZZ

COVID-19 Puts More than 1 Million Immigration Cases on Hold The Crime Report

How US Policy Turned the Sonoran Desert Into a Graveyard for Migrants James Verini, New York Times Magazine

The US plans to execute the only Native American on federal death row against the Navajo Nation’s wishes Dakin Andone, CNN

The US Shouldn’t Get to Decide If a Navajo Man Dies Matthew LM Fletcher and Tamera Begay, The Atlantic

These men received 505-year prison sentences each. Now their cases are under new scrutiny Scott Glover, CNN

Golden State Killer given life in prison for rapes, murders that terrorized a generation Paige St. John and Luke Money, Los Angeles Times

A Life Sentence Couldn’t Defeat Their Love. Now They’re Working To Change The System That Kept Them Apart. Mara Kardas-Nelson, The Appeal

Bringing the Arts to Prison, Even During a Pandemic Emily Nonko, Next City

‘Lovecraft Country’ Uses Horror Traditions to Tell a Story of American Racism Daniel D’Addario, Variety