PM Stories

As States Expand Vaccine Eligibility, Many People in Prison Still Wait for Shots Katie Park, Ariel Goodman, and Kimberlee Kruesi, The Marshall Project

When the Pandemic Came to Sullivan Prison John J. Lennon, New York Times Magazine

Inmates stage uprising at St. Louis jail that’s been dogged by unrest USA Today

California prisons grapple with hundreds of transgender inmates requesting new housing Leila Miller, Los Angeles Times

One year after first Rikers COVID death, advocates push parole reform law David Brand, Queens Daily Eagle

Two long-sought bills that would change parole for inmates advance in Maryland Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post

One Man Fights For Missourians With Felonies To Regain Voting Rights When Released Andrea Y. Henderson, St. Louis Public Radio

DAs Are Asking Biden to End the Death Penalty. But Some Are Still Wielding It Themselves Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

How the Criminal Justice System Deploys Mass Surveillance on Innocent People Sarah Lageson, Juan Sandoval, and Elizabeth Webster, Vice

Prosecuting low-level crimes makes us less safe Amanda Agan, Jennifer Doleac, and Anna Harvey, Washington Post

Cracking the Case of London’s Elusive, Acrobatic Rare-Book Thieves Marc Wortman, Vanity Fair

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Heist Gets Another Retelling In New Netflix Docuseries Erin Trahan, WBUR

Novelist Nico Walker on Robbing Banks, Reading Dostoevsky, and Getting Brainwashed by the Army Alex N. Press, Jacobin

The Hazards of American Justice Michael O’Donnell, New York Times

AM Stories

The Political Perception and Reality of the Gun Rights Issue Walter Shapiro, Brennan Center for Justice

Atlanta Spa Shootings: What Korean-Language Media Told Us That the Mainstream Media Didn’t Regina Kim, Rolling Stone

Anti-Asian attacks prompt call for updated hate crimes law NBC News

What is a hate crime? The narrow legal definition makes it hard to charge and convict Jeannine Bell, The Conversation

Death Penalty for Mass Shooters? Depends On Where They Strike. Maurice Chammah and Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project

How America’s surveillance networks helped the FBI catch the Capitol mob Drew Harwell and Craig Timberg, Washington Post

After Capitol riot, Congress eyes bipartisan reform of its own protectors Andrew Desiderio and Kyle Cheney, Politico

Ex-Salt Lake City police officer arrested for storming the US Capitol Sara Tabin and Scott D. Pierce, Salt Lake Tribune

‘It’s not anything new’: Capitol riots shine light on extremism in law enforcement Kristen Schneider, WJLA

NAACP president says ‘criminal justice system is on trial’ over George Floyd’s killing Anagha Srikanth, The Hill

A question at the heart of the Derek Chauvin trial: Whose fear matters? Monica Hesse, Washington Post

Cause of death at issue in Chauvin trial as prosecution questions medical examiner’s findings Chao Xiong, Minneapolis Star Tribune

When to ignore race in the Derek Chauvin trial Paul Butler, Washington Post

Calling Chauvin a “Bad Apple” Denies Systemic Nature of Racist Police Violence Marjorie Cohn, Truthout

‘They need to be watched’: How livestreaming the Derek Chauvin trial lets people of color monitor the justice system Tami Abdollah, USA Today

A Black Army Rises to Fight the Racist Right Graeme Wood, The Atlantic