PM Stories

Biden and the Border Security-Industrial Complex Maeve Higgins, New York Review of Books

Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Undocumented Immigrants To Fight Deportation Nina Totenberg, NPR

What the Horrific Crash on the Border Says About US Immigration Policy Dara Lind, ProPublica

South Carolina Understands What the Death Penalty Is For Sarah Jones, New York Magazine

South Carolina could force death row inmates to choose between electric chair, firing squad Andrea Salcedo, Washington Post

Severely mentally ill will not be executed in Ohio, but work remains Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Columbus Dispatch

Joe Biden, Who Vowed to Abolish Executions, Urged to Commute Death Row Sentences Khaleda Rahman, Newsweek

Can a decade-old witness confession help save Julius Jones from execution? Kim Bellware, Washington Post

The New Pioneers of Conviction Integrity James M. Doyle, The Crime Report

Evidence-based paths toward criminal justice reform Jon Gould and Pamela Metzger, The Hill

Virginia Democrats Advance Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms, But Fall Short On Some Measures Victoria Chamberlin, DCist

Virginia Democrats Plan To Restore Voting Rights For Felons, But Remain Divided On How Far To Go Daniella Cheslow, DCist

For 20 million felons, the punishment never stops Paul Butler, Washington Post

How I Keep Hope Alive While Serving 150 Years in Prison Tariq MaQbool, The Marshall Project

Haunted by a grisly execution, an investigator decides to dig deeper Daniel Stashower, Washington Post

AM Stories

With Biden’s backing, Democrats revive George Floyd bill to overhaul policing Will Weissert and Padmananda Rama, Los Angeles Times

House Approves Police Reform Bill Named After George Floyd Chloee Weiner, NPR

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, explained Sean Collins, Vox

Police officers’ immunity from lawsuits is getting a fresh look Russell Contreras, Axios

The Supreme Court Is Giving Lower Courts a Subtle Hint to Rein In Police Misconduct Joanna Schwartz, The Atlantic

Secrecy for Disciplined Police Officers Fought at Top NJ Court Emilee Larkin, Courthouse News

Six Years After Tamir Rice, Cleveland Makes New Rules About Policing Kids Abbie VanSickle and Jamiles Lartey, The Marshall Project

Why Did Police Never Solve the Murder of a Prominent Portland Anti-Fascist? Alice Speri, The Intercept

Video of the police assault of Rodney King shocked us. But what did it change? Felicia Angeja Viator, Washington Post

Thirty years ago, I watched Rodney King beaten. We thought our fight was finally over. Karen Bass, USA Today

30 Years Later, Rodney King Beating Remains Seminal Part Of LA, US History City News Service

Rodney King trials were captured in courtroom art. Library of Congress is preserving it Makeda Easter, Los Angeles Times

’17 Blocks’ opens a remarkable documentary window into the life of a family in Washington, DC Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post