PM Stories

A Year Into The Pandemic, The Incarcerated Among The Most Vulnerable Emily Kwong and Thomas Lu, NPR

What It’s Like To Be Trapped In A Women’s Prison During A Pandemic Michele Scott, Elle

Prisoners And The Pandemic: A Year Into COVID, Crowded Jails Fuel Infections In Ohio Valley Alana Watson, WFPL

Delaware bill would cut jail time during health crisis Mark Eichmann, WHYY

743 Years and 3 Months. 117 Years. 51 Years. Why Are These Men’s Sentences So Long? Tana Ganeva, Reason

Virtually No One is Dangerous Enough to Justify Jail Sandra Mayson and Megan Stevenson, The Appeal

Youth Justice Reforms Offer Model for Ending ‘Merciless’ Punishment of Adults: Paper Emily Riley, The Crime Report

If Cardell Hayes makes bail, he won’t be the first helped by split-verdicts ruling Matt Sledge, NOLA.com

Los Angeles shows us how money and organization can fuel criminal justice reform Chloe Cockburn, Washington Post

Manhattan District Attorney Candidates Throw Out Traditional Playbook Deanna Paul, Wall Street Journal

‘Life Sentences Are Death Sentences’: How This DA Candidate Wants to Decarcerate Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

St. Louis Prosecutor Kim Gardner: The 60 Minutes Interview CBS News

A look at HBO’s ‘The Undoing’ and bail reform Adam Banner, ABA Journal

The Criminal Minds of Jim and Tim Rachel Monroe, New York Magazine

The Museum of Modern Art Highlights the Ingenuity of Artists Behind Bars Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project

AM Stories

Demonstrators call for justice, reforms a year after Breonna Taylor’s death in Kentucky Amira Karaoud, Reuters

‘Couldn’t possibly be silent’: These women are carrying the torch for Breonna Taylor Chloe Atkins, NBC News

Minneapolis to pay record $27 million to settle lawsuit with George Floyd’s family Liz Navratil and Maya Rao, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Hints of strategy and new revelations in first week of Derek Chauvin murder trial Holly Bailey, Washington Post

Patterns Emerge In Jury Screening For Trial Of Ex-Cop Charged In George Floyd’s Death Steve Karnowski and Amy Forliti, HuffPost

Jury System on Trial MSNBC

Three Bullets to the Back: The Striking Silence Around a Police Killing in Small-town Colorado Susan Greene and Priscilla Waggoner, Colorado News Collaborative

The Kentucky Bill That Would Criminalize Words That Offend Cops Also Would Authorize Arrests for Distributing Water Bottles Jacob Sullum, Reason

Extremism in the ranks: some at the January 6 Capitol riot were police, active military Simon Ostrovsky, PBS

Police Shrugged Off the Proud Boys, Until They Attacked the Capitol David D. Kirkpatrick and Alan Feuer, New York Times

DOJ seeks to build large conspiracy case against Oath Keepers for Jan. 6 riot Devlin Barrett, Spencer S. Hsu, Aaron C. Davis, and Tom Jackman, Washington Post

Capitol riot prosecutors ask for delay, citing “most complex” probe in US history Zachary Basu, Axios