PM Stories

Trump’s failed promise of criminal justice reform gives Biden an opening Mark Osler, Washington Post

Fact Check: Trump’s And Biden’s Records On Criminal Justice Brian Naylor, NPR

In 2016, Trump Promised to Make America Safe Again. He Failed. Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine

Trump claims crime is up in US cities. The truth is more complicated. German Lopez, Vox

“Law and Order” Isn’t the Answer to Rising Crime in Philadelphia Maura Ewing, Slate

Judges are trying to reduce a reform prosecutor’s powers. She’s right to fight back. Editorial Board, Washington Post

The US Prison System Has Reached 1,000 COVID-19 Deaths Scott Shackford, Reason

California prison chief retires amid coronavirus and protest pressure Los Angeles Times

More than 200 new coronavirus cases reported at ICE facility in Arizona NBC News

Women fight for release from Fort Worth prison. Some with COVID died while waiting. Kaley Johnson and Mark Dent, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Inmates Released From Overcrowded Prisons Due to COVID-19 Are Struggling Pallavi Pundir, Vice

California Needs More Firefighters – But It’s Preventing Skilled Former Inmates From Helping Edwin Rios, Mother Jones

The coronavirus gave them jobs – and a new lease on life Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

Released from San Quentin, Rebuilding Their Lives Lakshmi Sarah and Beth LaBerge, KQED

AM Stories

At DC march, families decry ‘two systems of justice’ Aaron Morrison, Kat Stafford, and Ashraf Khalil, Washington Post

Young People At The March On Washington Pledge To Keep Fighting Philip Lewis, HuffPost

March on Washington highlights generational divide on police reform Maya King, Politico

What Conservatives Really Mean When They Call for Law and Order Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones

Trump Says Crime Is Rampant in NYC. Here Are the Facts. Alan Feuer, New York Times

How the Police Radicalized the ‘NBA Bubble’ Zak Cheney-Rice, New York Magazine

Support the NBA Strike, Boycott the Police Derecka Purnell, The Appeal

The Thin Blue Line Between Violent, Pro-Trump Militias and Police Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept

US Law Enforcement’s Warrior Complex Is on Full Display in the Streets – and in Leaked Documents Chris Gelardi, The Nation

There’s a reason it’s hard to discipline police. It starts with a bill of rights 47 years ago. Rebecca Tan, Washington Post

The Killing Is Not the Content Allissa V. Richardson, The Atlantic