PM Stories

Why Biden Has Few Good Options at the Border Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker

Biden Faces Challenge From Surge of Migrants at the Border Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Michael D. Shear, New York Times

At border, record number of migrant youths wait in adult detention cells for longer than legally allowed Nick Miroff, Washington Post

As Many Americans Get COVID-19 Vaccines and Financial Support, Undocumented Immigrants Keep Falling Through the Cracks LJ Dawson, Time

The GOP’s Foolish Campaign Against Vaccinating Undocumented Immigrants William Saletan, Slate

Florida inmates haven’t gotten COVID-19 vaccines. DeSantis won’t provide timeline. Ana Ceballos, Miami Herald

A Ticking Time Bomb’: City Jails Are Crowded Again, Stoking COVID Fears Troy Closson and Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times

Everything Felt Like a Punishment: Inmates at Stateville Correctional Center describe COVID-19 behind bars Madison Muller and Cheyanne M. Daniels, South Side Weekly

Global COVID-19 Impact ‘Heavily Felt’ on Prisoners: UN Expert Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Early prison releases are a public health response to save lives from COVID-19 Melissa Minor-Brown and Marie Pinkney, Delaware Online

Former prosecutors, judges join push for new trial in Alabama death row case Mark Berman, Washington Post

Accused of 6 murders, Philly man spent 25 years on death row. Now, his record is cleared. Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Catching Up With Bobby Shmurda, Post Prison-Release Michael Boland, Study Breaks

The Making of “Superpredators” Lawrence Bartley and Donald Washington Jr., The Marshall Project

Review: ‘Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal’ shows how the rich got conned  Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times

AM Stories

Insurrectionist in Chief Adele M. Stan, New Republic

‘Prepared for Violence’: Prosecutors Are Closing in on Oath Keepers Leader Pilar Melendez and Kelly Weill, Daily Beast

The Officers Danced at a Black Lives Matter Rally. Then They Stormed the Capitol. Sabrina Tavernise, New York Times

Bodycam captured police saying they wanted to ‘gas’ and ‘stomp on’ BLM protesters Marisa Iati, Washington Post

Over 700 Complaints About NYPD Officers Abusing Black Lives Matter Protesters, Then Silence Eric Umansky, ProPublica

NYPD Releases Secret Misconduct Records After Repeal of Shield Law Ashley Southall, New York Times

Cracks in a Legal Shield for Officers’ Misconduct Adam Liptak, New York Times

‘Anticipation and anxiety’: Derek Chauvin trial highlights America’s racial divide after George Floyd’s death Marco della Cava, USA Today

Looking for a jury of Chauvin’s peers Robin Givhan, Washington Post

At Chauvin trial, some in jury pool have sharp views on case involving George Floyd’s death Amy Forliti, Los Angeles Times

3 jurors chosen in first day of Chauvin trial jury selection Chao Xiong, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Court TV blankets George Floyd’s murder trial Chuck Barney, Mercury News