PM Stories

Can the ‘Progressive Prosecutor’ Movement Survive? The Crime Report

California’s progressive prosecutors are enhancing safety through reform Cristine Soto DeBerry, San Francisco Chronicle

Who’s Who in the Race to Be the Next Manhattan District Attorney Deanna Paul, Wall Street Journal

What Will Manhattan’s Next District Attorney Refuse To Prosecute? Gwynne Hogan, WNYC

The Carceral Force of Prosecutor Associations, Explained Angela J. Davis, The Appeal

Philadelphia DA Race Tests Larry Krasner’s Sweeping Probation Reforms Maura Ewing, The Appeal

‘They track every move’: how US parole apps created digital prisoners Todd Feathers, The Guardian

Parole Reform Measure to Move Toward Presumption of Release Clears NY Senate Committee Ryan Tarinelli, New York Law Journal

‘A clearer path’: Maryland on track to set guidelines for compensating those wrongly convicted Pamela Wood, Baltimore Sun

Julius Jones passes another test, case for commutation moves to Stage 2 Dylan Goforth, The Frontier

They Spent 24 Years Behind Bars. Then the Case Fell Apart. Troy Closson, New York Times

After 27 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, college graduation is in sight Brooke Staggs, Orange County Register

These Gay Men Frequented Manhattan Piano Bars. So Did Their Killer. Christopher Bollen, New York Times

‘Lady and The Dale’ Is the True Crime Story That Changed Trans History Mey Rude, Out

AM Stories

Guns Are a Threat to the Body Politic Joseph Blocher and Reva Siegel, The Atlantic

GOP state lawmakers seek to nullify federal gun limits Lindsay Whitehurst, AP News

What Senate Democrats Say They Can (Maybe) Get Done on Gun Reform Jennifer Mascia, The Trace

Philly Council creates anti-violence hotline as residents demand more action on gun crisis Taylor Allen, WHYY

A Shooter in the Hills Dana Goodyear, The New Yorker

I’ve lost three loved ones to gun violence. Only the one killed by police did not get justice. DeVitta Briscoe, Washington Post

Chauvin murder trial: What to know as the first officer is tried in George Floyd’s death Holly Bailey, Washington Post

First Challenge in George Floyd Murder Trial: Finding an Impartial Jury Tim Arango and Shaila Dewan, New York Times

With Derek Chauvin’s trial, Court TV is back Steven Zeitchik, Washington Post

Growing up on the block where George Floyd was killed Ed Ou, Daniella Silva, Will N. Miller, and Nirma Hasty, NBC News

These US cities defunded police: ‘We’re transferring money to the community’ Sam Levin, The Guardian

Amy Sherald Directs Her Breonna Taylor Painting Toward Justice Robin Pogrebin, New York Times