PM Stories

Joe Biden, Black voters made you president. It’s time to right wrongs on criminal justice. Ashish Prashar, USA Today

Can Biden-Harris Fulfill an Ambitious Justice Reform Agenda? The Crime Report

A New Class Of Prosecutors: Reformers Win Races Nationwide Cara Bayles, Law360

George Gascón will be LA County’s next district attorney, promises swift changes James Queally, Los Angeles Times

What Kim Foxx’s Releection Says About Racial Politics, Fear And Justice In Chicago And Beyond Patrick Smith, WBEZ

Tarra Simmons Becomes First Person Formerly Convicted Of A Felony Elected To Washington State Legislature Eoin Higgins, The Appeal

California’s far-left activists shocked they beat Prop. 25. What’s the future of bail now? Jason Pohl, Sacramento Bee

More than 1,100 inmates at Iowa prisons have COVID-19, according to Department of Corrections Shelby Fleig and Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

COVID-19 outbreak inside Fort Dix prison is spreading Michael Hill, WHYY

Gov. Bill Lee grants temporary reprieve for death row inmate Pervis Payne Katherine Burgess, Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mass Incarceration Has Been a Driving Force of Economic Inequality Ames Grawert and Terry-Ann Craigie, Brennan Center for Justice

How A Supreme Court Case About The Affordable Care Act Could Change Federal Criminal Law Brian Jacobs, Forbes

Death at the U Paula Lavigne and Elizabeth Merrill, ESPN

In The Undoing, a Grisly Murder Rocks High Society Manhattan Josephine Livingstone, New Republic

Review: ‘What a Carve Up!’ Is Wonderful. But Is It Theater? Alexis Soloski, New York Times

How to Tell the Story of a Cult Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic

AM Stories

What Biden’s Win Means for the Future of Criminal Justice The Marshall Project

BLM Activists Demanded Police Accountability. In City After City, Voters Agreed. Madison Pauly and Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

Criminal Justice Reform Takes Another Big, Messy Step Forward in 2020 Elections Taylor Pendergrass, ACLU

Props 20 and 25 failed. What does that tell us about criminal justice reform in California? Matt Brannon, Redding Record Searchlight

Oklahoma Watch: Why the criminal justice reform offered by SQ805 was rejected Keaton Ross and Jesse Howe, Tulsa World

“Law and Order” Still Reigns in State Supreme Court Elections Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project

The Cops Protested This Election, Too Nick Martin, New Republic

Portland police union files challenge to stop voter-approved officer oversight board Jonathan Levinson, Oregon Public Broadcasting

Portland rejects bid to cut $18 million more from police amid months of racial justice protests Gillian Flaccus, USA Today

The NYPD’s Top Anti-Harassment Cop Might Be a Racist Troll James D. Walsh, New York Magazine

Ex-Officers in George Floyd Case to Be Tried Together, With Cameras Rolling Tim Arango, New York Times

They were released early from NJ prisons. ICE grabbed nearly 100 of them as they walked out. Blake Nelson and Ted Sherman, NJ Advance Media

The Ethical Conflict of Social Work Within a Carceral System Mary Buser, Filter Magazine

Reënacting the Trial of a Black Woman Convicted of Voter Fraud Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker

What Black History Should Already Have Taught Us About the Fragility of American Democracy Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker