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How Not to Manage a COVID-19 Outbreak in Prison Tomas Keen, The Crime Report

Coronavirus death counts exceed one per day in Pa. prisons. Gov. Wolf needs to use all the tools he has. Editorial Board, Philadelphia Inquirer 

7 prisoners file restraining order, ask federal judge to compel Oregon to vaccinate them against COVID-19 Andrew Theen, The Oregonian

‘I’m just grateful’: COVID vaccinations start for inmates at Worcester County Jail Melissa Hanson, MassLive

Prisoners are 5 times more likely to get COVID-19 than the overall population. A 69-year-old prisoner is trying to change that one livestream at a time. Jamie Roth, Dylan Bank, and Adam Miller, Business Insider

On surviving – and leaving – prison during a pandemic Sarah Scoles, Popular Science

The Trauma of the Death Penalty in Texas Michael Barajas, The Nation

Members of Congress Call on Biden to Commute Everyone on Federal Death Row Meg O’Connor, The Appeal

If Biden Wants to End Death Penalty, He Must Also End Death by Incarceration Asha Ralph and Brian Pitman, Truthout

One of Joe Biden’s first steps should be to fix Donald Trump’s broken criminal justice reform Chandra Bozelko and Ryan Lo, NBC News

Could 2021 Be The Year Of Civil Justice Reform? Cara Bayles, Law360

From prison to a Trump pardon, the story of a New Orleans woman’s path to criminal justice advocacy Matt Sledge, NOLA.com

The Investigation review: Tobias Lindholm’s drama is a radical take on the true-crime genre Ed Cumming, The Independent

On the Trail of The Serpent: the story behind the true crime classic Julie Clarke, The Guardian

Does Netflix’s Night Stalker Go Too Far? Some Say Yes Christopher Rosa, Glamour

AM Stories

When Extremists Stormed the Capitol and Got Convicted of Seditious Conspiracy Jacob Schulz, Lawfare

Motley crew of far-right Californians accused of joining Capitol siege Michael Finnegan and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

Nearly 1 In 5 Defendants In Capitol Riot Cases Served In The Military Tom Dreisbach and Meg Anderson, NPR

Sheriff: Deputy charged with threats after US Capitol attack ABC News

State Legislatures Make “Unprecedented” Push on Anti-Protest Bills Alleen Brown and Akela Lacy, The Intercept

Still Can’t Breathe Topher Sanders and Yoav Gonen, The City/ProPublica

Feds used toxic smoke grenades during summer protests in Portland, researcher finds Kale Williams, The Oregonian

New report: Austin police training videos reinforce racial stereotypes, bias Ryan Autullo, Austin American-Statesman

‘Treat all homicides the same’: Philly police under scrutiny after quick arrest of suspect in Temple grad killing Ximena Conde, WHYY

Kentucky to study warrant process after Taylor shooting Dylan Lovan, AP News

The ‘warrior model’ of policing is over; Baltimore police must show community that reform efforts are real, federal judge says Phillip Jackson, Baltimore Sun