PM Stories

Stop the Executions, President Biden Editorial Board, New York Times

Living With Survivor’s Guilt on Federal Death Row Billie J. Allen, The Marshall Project

COVID Infections Soared in Prisons Where Testing Was ‘Limited’: Report Nancy Bilyeau, The Crime Report

Colorado’s COVID-19 outbreaks drop overall, but rise in prisons Meg Wingerter, Denver Post

Kentucky’s Prison Coronavirus Defense Is Failing Jared Bennett, WFPL

Inmates’ Distrust Of Prison Health Care Fuels Distrust Of COVID Vaccines Eric Berger, St. Louis Public Radio

As COVID-19 continues to impact Philly’s criminal courts, some lawyers say a lack of vaccines is ‘life-threatening’ Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer

Waiting for Justice Robert Lewis, CalMatters

Black Women Lament Disenfranchisement After Leaving Prison Erica Johnson, Washington Informer

States Should Not Deprive People in Prison of the Right to Vote Molly Greene, The Appeal

Mass Incarceration Draws Its Own Maps and Creates a Country in Its Image Kiran Misra, New Republic

Advocates Look To End Prison Gerrymandering In Connecticut Davis Dunavin, Connecticut Public Radio

Can New Prison Design Help America’s Mass Incarceration Problem? Eva Fedderly, Architectural Digest

Mariame Kaba, Abolitionist and Author, on We Do This Til We Free UsKandist Mallett, Teen Vogue

How Elizabeth Loftus Changed the Meaning of Memory Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker

The Nine Lives of ‘Law & Order’ Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone

AM Stories

Why Is It So Hard To Prosecute White Extremists? Simone Weichselbaum and Joseph Neff, The Marshall Project

What’s Wrong With Our Hate Crime Laws? New York Times

US Attorney General launches review on hate crimes prosecutions, data collection Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters

6 Bold Ideas for Gun Reform That Could Actually Happen Matt Valentine, Politico

‘A Historic Investment’ to Fight Community Violence Tom Kutsch, The Trace

Inside the Community Patrols in San Francisco’s Chinatown Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

The Atlanta shooting put a spotlight on the vulnerability of spa workers. Many are still routinely arrested across Georgia. Cara Kelly, Erin Mansfield, and Brenna Smith, USA Today

“The System of Policing Is on Trial”: Derek Chauvin Murder Case Is About More Than Just George Floyd Democracy Now!

The Myth of the Supernegro Comes to Derek Chauvin’s Defense Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones

Young witnesses in Chauvin trial a reminder of the role of youth activists in protesting police violence Eugene Scott, Washington Post

Derek Chauvin trial brings Court TV to a new generation Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times

Rochester City Council approves police reform plan to end union contract, reduce budget Will Cleveland, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

NYC to End Qualified Immunity for Police Officers – To an Extent Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Filter Magazine

In former Klan country, one Black woman decides she’s had enough Rebecca Tan, Washington Post