PM Stories

What It’s Like to Vote From Prison Kira Lerner, Slate

We can’t vote in San Quentin prison. So we held a mock election Juan Moreno Haines and Kevin Deroi Sawyer, The Guardian

Free from prison, but still on parole means no voting rights – Prop 17 would change that Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle

Jackie Lacey is a longtime champion for mentally ill defendants. But do her reforms go far enough? James Queally, Los Angeles Times

How a Domestic Violence Loophole Could Doom a Campaign to Cut Oklahoma’s Harsh Prison Sentences Madison Pauly, Mother Jones

A grieving family asks: Why aren’t county jails doing more to stop spread of COVID-19? Ames Alexander, Virginia Bridges, and Jordan Wilkie, Raleigh News & Observer

ACLU alleges ‘systemic patterns of non-compliance’ in COVID-19 prison lawsuit Kelan Lyons, Connecticut Mirror

Prisons’ Pandemic Response: Throw the Infected Into the Hole Marcia Brown, American Prospect

Hundreds of inmates test positive as COVID-19 rips through New York prison Graham Kates, CBS News

COVID-19 sickens hundreds of prisoners, staff in northern Michigan Angie Jackson, Detroit Free Press

Freed, then locked in: leaving a California prison amid a pandemic Abené Clayton, The Guardian

The Exhausting Prosecution of the Rev. Darryl Gray Doyle Murphy, Riverfront Times

‘A roadmap to redemption’: how a photographer helped a prisoner see beyond his cage Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian

True Crime Has Made Its Way onto TikTok But Victims of the Crimes May be the Casualty Maya Chung, Inside Edition

AM Stories

National Guard responds as protests over Walter Wallace killing engulf Philadelphia Robert Klemko, Katie Shepherd, and Maura Ewing, Washington Post

Trump revives ‘law and order’ pitch after Philadelphia protests Joshua Chaffin, Financial Times

DA Krasner leading investigation into police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. Miles Bryan, WHYY

‘It was a betrayal’: Two grand jurors in Breonna Taylor case speak out against Cameron Lucas Aulbach, Louisville Courier Journal

We Can’t Trust Cops to Protect the Polls Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic

Too many Florida police departments reluctant to protect Black voters at the polls Rhonda Thomas, Miami Herald

Guns at voting sites emerge as flash point in Michigan amid nationwide election tension Mark Berman, Washington Post

The Plot to Kidnap Me Gretchen Whitmer, The Atlantic

A Portrait of the Fascist as a Young Man Ali Winston, New York Review of Books

After pledging to defund police, Mpls. City Council still rethinking public safety Jon Collins and Brandt Williams, MPR News

Body cams are coming, but more police reform is needed Editorial Board, Newark Star-Ledger

A quiet consulting effort aims to change policing in St. Louis area – but how? Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pairing mental health counselors with police on calls shows promise in Colorado Michael Booth, Colorado Sun

The scramble to save Black Lives Matter art Justine Calma, The Verge