PM Stories

Who Gets to Vote in Florida? Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker

More People With Felony Convictions Can Vote, but Roadblocks Remain Lindsey Van Ness, Stateline

A Promising Violence Prevention Program in Chicago Faces a Massive Budget Setback Lakeidra Chavis, The Trace

Mental Fatigue, Anxiety And Hopelessness, Welcome To Today’s American Federal Prison Experience Walter Pavlo, Forbes

‘They’re Trying to Kill Us’ Zoe Schiffer and Nicole Wetsman, The Verge

Sentenced under now invalid drug laws and less than a year from freedom, inmate gets COVID-19 Kristine Phillips, USA Today

How Prison Officials Block Access to the Media Karina Piser and Marcia Brown, American Prospect

We Already Have a Tool That Lowers Crime, Saves Money and Shrinks the Prison Population Emily Mooney, Politico

The Perils of ‘Zoom Justice’ Sarah Esther Lageson, The Crime Report

Pretrial Risk Assessment Is Biased And Indefensible Jeffrey Clayton, Law360

California lawmakers approve bills to address racism in criminal charges and jury selection Taryn Luna, Los Angeles Times

Many Penalties Reduced in Year One of First Step Act The Crime Report

Slutty Vegan, a Black-owned Atlanta burger joint, is serving up jobs and life skills to juvenile offenders Christopher A. Daniel, CBS News

AM Stories

In Kenosha, Jacob Blake’s shooting deepens longstanding resentments and fears Kim Bellware, Tim Craig, Mark Berman, and Griff Witte, Washington Post

US political divide becomes increasingly violent, rattling activists and police Tim Craig, Washington Post

One Person Dead in Portland After Clashes Between Trump Supporters and Protesters Mike Baker, New York Times

Trump and allies seek to turn violence at protests to his advantage Laura King, Los Angeles Times

Kenosha chief defends cops’ action in letting Kyle Rittenhouse leave scene of deadly shooting; handcuffs taken off Jacob Blake Dan Hinkel, John Keilman, Stacy St. Clair, and Genevieve Bookwalter, Chicago Tribune

The Conservative Defense of Kyle Rittenhouse Is Dangerous Nonsense Mark Joseph Stern, Slate

The Police Are Pretty Sure They’re Going to Get Away With It Alex Pareene, New Republic

Minneapolis Has a Long History of Racist Police. Activists Want to Kick Out the County Attorney Who Protected Them. Matt Cohen, Mother Jones

How Minneapolis police handled the in-custody death of a Black man 10 years before George Floyd Neena Satija, Washington Post

I Learned to Think Like a “Warrior Cop” Justin Peters, Slate

A Simple Step to Change Police Culture: Disarm Candace McCoy, The Crime Report

How Black Cops Can Transform the Police Redditt Hudson, New Republic

Breonna Taylor’s Life Was Changing. Then the Police Came to Her Door. Rukmini Callimachi, New York Times