PM Stories

The Case That Made Texas the Death Penalty Capital Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project

Maurice Chammah Charts The History Of The Death Penalty In ‘Let The Lord Sort Them’ NPR

Virginia moves toward banning capital punishment, in a shift for prolific death penalty state Laura Vozzella and Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post

‘Progressive prosecutors’ want Virginia to end the death penalty, cash bail and mandatory minimums Margaret Matray, Virginian-Pilot

Oregon Bill Would Enable People to Vote from Prison Kira Lerner, The Appeal

An old arrest can follow you forever online. Some newspapers want to fix that. Elahe Izadi, Washington Post

The Ambitious Plan to Turn a Massive Jail Island Into a Green Oasis Drew Costley, Future Human

This Scientist Helped Free the Innocent Using DNA. Now Biden Wants Him in the Cabinet. Eli Hager, The Marshall Project

The Prison Abolitionist Redefining What It Means to Win Claire Lampen, New York Magazine

How a Compton artist’s lost prison painting found its way to the Hammer Museum Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times

Drakeo the Ruler’s First Post-Prison Album Deservingly Flexes on the Justice System Justin Curto, New York Magazine

The Chilling, Mysterious Death Of Elisa Lam Is The Focus Of A New Netflix Documentary Diandra Malivindi, Marie Claire

Chronicle of a Death Ignored Joyce Carol Oates, New York Review of Books

AM Stories

The War Comes Home: The Evolution of Domestic Terrorism in the United States Center for Strategic & International Studies

How the NRA weaponized the far right Shannon Watts and John Feinblatt, New York Daily News

Global Right-Wing Extremism Networks Are Growing. The US Is Just Now Catching Up. Sebastian Rotella, ProPublica

Military and Police Investigate Members Charged in Capitol Riot Deepa Seetharaman, Zusha Elinson, and Ben Kesling, Wall Street Journal

After Capitol riot, police chiefs work to root out officers with ties to extremist groups Kimberly Kindy, Mark Berman, and Kim Bellware, Washington Post

At Least Four LA Area Law Enforcement Officers Attended DC Insurrection City News Service

The First Capitol Riot Arrests Were Easy. The Next Ones Will Be Tougher. Alan Feuer and Nicole Hong, New York Times

Capitol attack will spur broad crackdown on domestic extremists Matt Zapotosky and Shane Harris, Washington Post

After Capitol riot, Biden backs domestic terror law. It’s a predictably misguided response. Hina Shamsi and Manar Waheed, NBC News

A Federal Domestic Terrorism Law Could Threaten Civil Rights Groups Like BLM Caroline Haskins, BuzzFeed News

California attorney general launches civil rights probe of LA County Sheriff’s Department Alene Tchekmedyian, Los Angeles Times

‘Captain Taser’ Brian Krans, The Appeal

Breonna Taylor grand jurors file petition to impeach Attorney General Daniel Cameron Joe Sonka, Louisville Courier Journal

Tamir Rice deserves justice. The Biden administration could finally deliver it. Zoe Salzman and Billy Joe Mills, Washington Post