PM Stories

The Federal Death Penalty Returns Scott Shackford, Reason

US Schedules First Execution of a Woman in Nearly 70 Years Marie Fazio, New York Times

The Hidden Cruelty of Trump’s Executions Liliana Segura, The Intercept

Dying Inside: The Hidden Crisis in America’s Jails Peter Eisler, Linda So, Jason Szep, Grant Smith, and Ned Parker, Reuters

Profiting from prisoners Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Washington Post

Life Without Parole for Kids Is Cruelty With No Benefit Brandon L. Garrett, The Atlantic

Cleaning Up Criminal Records, and Rebalancing the Scales of Justice Patrick Jackson Keough, Legal Intelligencer

Addressing systemic inequities in DC must include getting reentry right Jack Brown, Washington Post

New Orleans Public Defenders Got Sick of Unjust Judges. Now They’re Running to Unseat Them. Maura Ewing, Slate

Life Sentence Survivors Speak on Dismantling Mass Incarceration David Greenwald, Davis Vanguard

A Radically Different Way to Look at Incarceration Samantha N. Sheppard, The Atlantic

‘The Writing On The Wall’ Finds Poetry Behind Bars, Projects It Onto Buildings Jon Kalish, NPR

In Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, Aaron Sorkin tackles an all-too-relevant court case Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

The Trial of the Chicago 7 Is a Riveting Movie. But the True Story Is Even More Dramatic Andrew R. Chow, Time

The Woman Who Invented Forensics Training with Doll Houses Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, The New Yorker

AM Stories

Racial justice is on the ballot in these 5 states this November NBC News

The Complicated Role Of Black Leaders In Shaping The Criminal Justice System Gene Demby, NPR

Democrats’ Coming Civil War Over Police Unions Laura Barrón-López, Politico

CPD Largely Ignores Community Recommendations On When Officers Can Shoot, Taze Or Use Other Force Patrick Smith, WBEZ

NYPD Unit At Center Of Protest Policing Has Dozens Of Officers With Long Misconduct Histories Ali Winston, The Appeal

US Attorney Moves In on Brooklyn DA’s Territory, Citing Crime Surge Nicole Hong, New York Times

Portland, Oakland sue Homeland Security, Justice Department alleging unconstitutional federal overreach Maxine Bernstein, The Oregonian

How Black Oaklanders Finally Expelled the School Police Edwin Rios, Mother Jones

Park Police officers charged with manslaughter in 2017 slaying of unarmed motorist Bijan Ghaisar Tom Jackman, Washington Post

Justice is delayed for Bijan Ghaisar – again Editorial Board, Washington Post

Police Surveillance is Criminalization and It Crushes People Brendan McQuade, CounterPunch

Is It Time to Rethink the 911 Call System? Michael Gelb, The Crime Report