PM Stories

503: Inside the COVID unit at the world’s largest women’s prison Ko Bragg and Kate Sosin, The 19th

As NYC Jails Become More Violent, Solitary Confinement Persists Jan Ransom, New York Times

Prop. 25 would not help the San Francisco man who is the face of bail reform Susan Fisher, San Francisco Chronicle

‘Unconscionable’: How a surge in domestic violence is saving the bail bond industry Jason Pohl, Sacramento Bee

Want a Better Justice System? Don’t Hide the Truth James M. Doyle, The Crime Report

Miami-Style ‘Virtual’ Justice During COVID: A Model for Other Cities? Katherine Fernández Rundle and Stephen K. Talpins, The Crime Report

Federal stimulus checks must go to prison inmates, US judge in California rules Anita Chabria, Los Angeles Times

In one Virginia courtroom, a judge tries to stop a revolving door Petula Dvorak, Washington Post

Nevada pays $2.85M to woman wrongly imprisoned for decades Las Vegas Sun

Social Action Campaign for ‘Just Mercy’ Evolves Into Criminal Justice Organization Degen Pener, Hollywood Reporter

Review: A Classic Western Sheriff on the Other Side of the World Mike Hale, New York Times

Tom Brown’s Body Skip Hollandsworth, Texas Monthly

Reality TV Glows Up Kathryn VanArendonk, New York Magazine

AM Stories

Crime rose unevenly when stay-at-home orders lifted. The racial disparity is the widest in years. John D. Harden and Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

The truth about violent crime in American cities, explained in 11 charts Weihua Li, Vox

What We Know About the Alleged Plot to Kidnap Michigan’s Governor Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, New York Times

Michigan terror plot: why rightwing extremists are thriving on Facebook Lois Beckett, The Guardian

What Are Militias and Are They Legal? Rachael Levy, Wall Street Journal

Federal Agents Used Toxic Chemical Smoke Grenades in Portland Sharon Lerner, The Intercept

The City Where Someone Was Bitten by a Police Dog Every 5 Days (Indiana) Ryan Martin, Andrew Fan, Dana Brozost-Kelleher, and Ellen Glover, The Marshall Project

Tri-State Area Police Unions Fight to Keep Disciplinary Records Private Joseph De Avila, Wall Street Journal

‘An encyclopedia of police incompetence’: Breonna Taylor case exposes array of LMPD errors Andrew Wolfson, Darcy Costello, and Tessa Duvall, Louisville Courier Journal

Breonna Taylor’s voice was stolen from her. But we will not be silenced. Attica Scott, Washington Post

Philly has put a behavioral health specialist in its 911 call center amid calls for police reform Laura McCrystal, Philadelphia Inquirer

Black Creatives Drive Change Through ‘Art Is Revolution’ Jennifer Kho and Lauren Moraski, HuffPost