PM Stories

Unlocking The Vote In Jails Nicole Lewis and Aviva Shen, The Marshall Project

In 2018, Florida enfranchised former felons. They’re still fighting for the right to vote. Rebecca Nelson, Washington Post

He fought for voting rights in George – then found himself in trouble with the law Johnny Kauffman, The Guardian

Pandemic Should Propel New Prison Reforms Abbe Lowell, Law360

‘Revolutionary’ criminal sentencing change passes in Virginia Rachel Weiner and Laura Vozzella, Washington Post

Early releases, safety measures help reduce COVID-19 infections in California prisons Jonah Valdez and Brian Rokos, San Jose Mercury News

Newsom has been ordered to halve San Quentin’s population, but he may not release inmates Jason Fagone and Megan Cassidy, San Francisco Chronicle

Lethal indifference to Florida prisoners dying of COVID-19 Editorial Board, South Florida Sun Sentinel

ICE moves to quickly deport more immigrants without court hearings Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News

Detention Facilities For Immigrants Fast-Tracked For Deportation Were Rife With Problems, Inspectors Find Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News

19 women allege medical abuse in Georgia immigration detention Molly O’Toole, Los Angeles Times

The Lie of American Asylum Francisco Cantú, New York Review of Books

A flawed investigation left Jason Lively behind bars for 14 years for a fire he didn’t set. He’s not alone. Rachel Chason, Washington Post

Shame Is Ever-Present When You’re Sitting in a Cell Demetrius A. Buckley, The Marshall Project

AM Stories

Police Killing of Black Man Sets Off Protests in Illinois Michael Levenson, New York Times

Police officer fired after shooting of Black couple in Illinois Brendan O’Brien, Reuters

Lightfoot tries to straddle the fence on thorny issue of defunding CPD Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times

After a Season of Protest, Police Reform Is on the Ballot Sarah Holder, Bloomberg CityLab

After being wrongly convicted, former prisoners call on NJ to make police misconduct records public SP Sullivan and Blake Nelson, NJ Advance Media

Portland Police Remove an Officer Accused of Violence From the Streets – But Won’t Identify Him Latisha Jensen, Williamette Week

Activists Turn Facial Recognition Tools Against the Police Kashmir Hill, New York Times

Police Rethink Policies as Cities Pay Millions to Settle Misconduct Claims Scott Calvert and Dan Frosch, Wall Street Journal

Bill would remove DAs from police misconduct probes if they accept police union money Megan Cassidy, San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Takes Action on Racial Profiling in 911 Calls Maria Cramer, New York Times

School Board Elections Are Confronting the School-to-Prison Pipeline Rachel M. Cohen, The Appeal

How One Race Could Change Police Accountability in Arizona Meg O’Connor, The Appeal