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Biden helped usher in an era of mass incarceration. Can he now end it? Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

Top 5 Criminal Justice Reforms Advocates Want Under Biden Sarah Martinson, Law360

Democrats Unveil Legislation To Abolish The Federal Death Penalty Juana Summers, NPR

A plea to acting Attorney General Rosen: Stop all of this week’s federal executions Jeffrey D. Sachs and Mario Marazziti, CNN

Trump’s Execution Spree Is Not About Him. It’s About Us. Liliana Segura, The Intercept

‘The Most Broken of the Broken’ Jackie Fielding, Brennan Center for Justice

When an IQ Score Is a Death Sentence Elizabeth Bruenig, New York Times

A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for the only woman on federal death row pending a competency hearing Christina Carrega, CNN

‘He Had Lost All Hope’: Inside A COVID Outbreak At A Saskatchewan Prison Samantha Beattie, HuffPost

COVID outbreak explodes at California Men’s Colony – nearly 1 in 3 inmates now has virus Matt Fountain, Sacramento Bee

Death row inmate designs garden installation by instructing university students through letters Gabriella Angeleti, Art Newspaper

Netflix’s ‘Night Stalker’ pays respect to the lives a killer took Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Brittany K. Barnett’s ‘A Knock At Midnight’ Details Fighting Mass Incarceration Tess Terrible and Lucy Nalpathanchil, Connecticut Public Radio

The Memory War Katie Heaney, New York Magazine

AM Stories

‘Our President Wants Us Here’: The Mob That Stormed the Capitol Dan Barry, Mike McIntire, and Matthew Rosenberg, New York Times

A Palm Beach Proud Boy at the Putsch Jane Mayer, The New Yorker

Notable Arrests After the Riot at the Capitol Marie Fazio, New York Times

At least 25 people under investigation for terrorism in connection with Capitol riot Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today

Internet detectives are identifying scores of pro-Trump rioters at the Capitol. Some have already been fired. Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post

The facial-recognition app Clearview sees a spike in use after Capitol attack. Kashmir Hill, New York Times

‘This was really big’: Far-right extremist groups use Capitol attack to recruit new members Will Carless, USA Today

Right-wing extremists vow to return to Washington for Joe Biden’s inauguration Anna Schecter, NBC News

The Gun Rights Rhetoric That Helped Seed the Insurrectionist Mindset Olivia Li, The Trace

Rioters breached the Capitol as they waved pro-police flags. Police support on the right may be eroding, experts warn. Marissa J. Lang and Peter Jamison, Washington Post

How Police Unions Responded to the Assault on the Capitol Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

How Many Trump Sympathizers Are Lurking in Law Enforcement? Charles P. Pierce, Esquire

35 Times Capitol Police Arrested More Demonstrators Than the 14 Insurgents Arrested Wednesday Noah Lanard, Mother Jones

Arrested by Capitol Police at peaceful protests? You’re not alone. Beth Reinhard, Neena Satija, and Tara Bahrampour, Washington Post

White Entitlement, On Parade Jamil Smith, Rolling Stone