PM Stories

A Dangerous Moment for the Court Mary Ziegler, The Atlantic

RBG’s Mixed Record on Race and Criminal Justice The Marshall Project

SCOTUS Contender Amy Coney Barrett’s Mixed Record in Criminal Cases Jacob Sullum, Reason

Why Florida’s Felony Disenfranchisement Law Is Worse Than a Poll Tax Mark Joseph Stern, Slate

Mike Bloomberg raises $16 million to allow former felons to vote in Florida Michael Scherer, Washington Post

It’s time to unlock the vote for those on parole Lucius Couloute, CT Mirror

He fought wildfires while imprisoned. California reported him to ICE for deportation Sam Levin, The Guardian

How One Election Might Strike a Blow to Mass Incarceration in Arizona Meg O’Connor, The Appeal

US government executes killer obsessed with witchcraft Michael Tarm, AP News

Autopsies Spark Legal Fight Over Meaning Of Cruel And Unusual Punishment Noah Caldwell, Ailsa Chang, and Jolie Myers, NPR

Prisons Into Hospices Anthony Dixon, Michelle Lewin, Sarah Resnick, and Jose Saldana, n+1 Magazine

No Place To Be Gus Bova, Texas Observer

AM Stories

A Biden Justice Department Would Shift Vastly From Trump’s Sabrina Siddiqui and Sadie Gurman, Wall Street Journal

Americans Mostly Agree on Policing. The Difference Is Priorities. Lynn Vavreck and Chris Tausanovitch, New York Times

Some Protests Against Police Brutality Take a More Confrontational Approach Nellie Bowles, New York Times

How a debate over police funding escalated in Norman, Oklahoma – and divided the town Jon Schuppe, NBC News

How Protests Over Police Violence Are Changing A City Where Officers Kill With Near-Impunity John Glidden, The Appeal

Vallejo’s police association says it’s on board with needed reforms. But the union is part of the problem Otis R. Taylor Jr., San Francisco Chronicle

Boston is set to consider wide scale police reforms. But many of them have been pitched before Milton J. Valencia and Gal Tziperman Lotan, Boston Globe

In Place of Police: The Oregon Experiment Krithika Varagur, New York Review of Books

Police ‘Culture of Urgency’ Faulted in Use-of-Force Cases The Crime Report

Federal Agencies Tapped Protesters’ Phones in Portland Ken Klippenstein, The Nation

Louisville police declare ‘state of emergency,’ restrict downtown access ahead of Breonna Taylor decision Sarah Ladd and Lucas Aulbach, Louisville Courier Journal

Former Police Chief Named to Assist Probe of Police Shooting of Jacob Blake Joe Barrett, Wall Street Journal

Armed and Black. How a group of men licensed to carry guns say they are seeking racial justice Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times