PM Stories

These 3 propositions could have a big impact on California’s criminal justice system George Skelton, Los Angeles Times

Prop 20’s Justice Reform Changes Would Send Disproportionate Numbers Of Californians Of Color Into Lockup, Says Report Taylor Walker, Witness LA

Op-Ed: Polly Klaas was our sister. We don’t want unjust laws to be her legacy Jess Nichol and Annie Nichol, Los Angeles Times

Your Guide to 30 Sheriff and Prosecutor Elections That Could Challenge Mass Incarceration Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

Coronavirus cases in jail, criminal justice reform key issues in Dallas County sheriff race Nic Garcia, Dallas Morning News

New Prosecutors See Justice, Not Convictions, As Their Goal Kevin Penton, Law360

Will Doug Evans face accountability? Parker Yesko, APM Reports

Kamala Harris, Mass Incarceration and Me Reginald Dwayne Betts, New York Times

Justices take up Fourth Amendment case Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog

A Question of Life and Death Looms for Amy Coney Barrett Elizabeth Bruenig, New York Times

Cruel and Usual Elizabeth Flock and Mark Scialla, Searchlight New Mexico

The Right to Escape From Prison FT Green, Slate

The Kind of Mercy My Son Never Received Elder G. Yusef Qualls, The Atlantic

Fates and Furies Vanessa Grigoriadis, Vanity Fair

Aaron Sorkin Puts America on Trial Anthony Lane, The New Yorker

AM Stories

The Growing Threat of American Political Violence David Rohde, The New Yorker

Tracking the Shifting Shape of Far-Right Political Violence Laura Bliss and Marie Patino, Bloomberg CityLab

Black officers break from unions over Trump endorsements Claudia Lauer, AP News

Video Exposes Proud Boys and ‘Extra-Friendly’ Philly Cops Kelly Weill, Daily Beast

Is Police Misconduct Higher in Majority Black Neighborhoods? Anna Harvey, The Crime Report

Fatal police shootings of mentally ill people are 39 percent more likely to take place in small and midsized areas Kimberly Kindy, Julie Tate, Jennifer Jenkins, and Ted Mellnik, Washington Post

What is driving gun violence in KC? The community answer: Lack of trust in police Humera Lodhi and Jelani Gibson, Kansas City Star

Deputies killed Dijon Kizzee after a bike stop. We found 15 similar law enforcement shootings, many fatal Nicole Santa Cruz and Alene Tchekmedyian, Los Angeles Times

Boston Police Ignore Its Own Advice On Gun Violence David S. Bernstein, WGBH

California police got hundreds of calls about abuse in private ICE detention centers. Cases were rarely prosecuted Andrea Castillo and Paloma Esquivel, San Diego Union-Tribune

Police Are Cutting Ties With Domestic Violence Programs That Support Black Lives Matter Melissa Jeltsen, HuffPost

Sending armed police officers isn’t the right answer for every emergency Editorial Board, Washington Post

FBI Crime Data Could Go Away For One In Four Police Agencies Mark Greenblatt and Mark Fahey, Newsy

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration (2015) Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic