PM Stories

7 States Where Voters Could Change the Future of Criminal Justice The Marshall Project

Immigration policy is on the ballot. If voters don’t decide, the conservative Supreme Court will Kimberly Atkins, Boston Globe

Getting Out the Vote in the Maze of Mass Incarceration Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic

Former felons in Florida cast their first ballots in early voting Alex Pena, CBS News

Ex-prisoners ‘unlock the vote’ in New Orleans, then cast ballots – some for first time Katy Reckdahl, New Orleans Advocate

83 former DC federal prosecutors support changes to address racial bias Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post

Federal Certificate Offers New Hope for Americans in ‘Internal Exile’ Gabriel J. Chin and David Schlussel, The Crime Report

Special Report: As jails free thousands amid COVID-19, reform push takes root Linda So, Brad Heath, Jason Szep, Ned Parker, and Peter Eisler, Reuters

How Criminal Law Lost Its Mind Michael Serota, Boston Review

When Does Murder Make The News? It Depends On The Victim’s Race. Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project

Philly man, exonerated at 73, faced ‘stunning violation of constitutional rights,’ lawyers say Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

‘Aggie,’ art and social justice Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times

Everyday Resistance in ‘Time’: An Interview with Garrett Bradley Yasmina Price, New York Review of Books

AM Stories

Philadelphia Police Fatally Shoot a Black Man Who They Say Had a Knife Azi Paybarah, New York Times

Fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. prompts heated overnight protests in West Philly Ellie Rushing, Anna Orso, Robert Moran, and Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Waukegan mayor says videos of fatal police shooting will be released after family views them Sam Kelly, Chicago Sun Times

Families Mourn, Demand Accountability At Vigil For Teen Killed By Waukegan Police María Inés Zamudio, WBEZ

Breonna Taylor Killing Spurs Action Against No-Knock Warrants Lindsey Van Ness, PEW Stateline

America’s protest crackdown: five months after George Floyd, hundreds face trials and prison Sam Levin, The Guardian

What 2,392 Incarcerated People Think About #DefundThePolice Nicole Lewis, Anna Flagg, and Aviva Shen, The Marshall Project

The Ballot Initiative That Could Change How You Think About Defunding the Police Jennifer Swann, New Republic

An Ex-Cop Is Running as a Reformer to Unseat LA’s First Black District Attorney Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

You Cannot Decarcerate by Using the Tools of Incarceration, Says Mumia Abu-Jamal Maresi Starzmann, Truthout

What to do about Ahav? Hannah Dreier, Washington Post

“Red Squad”: An Investigation of the NYPD’s Crackdown on Dissent, Fifty Years Ago Richard Brody, The New Yorker