PM Stories

COVID-19: Infections Among US Prisoners Have Been Triple Those of Other Americans New York Times

1 in 3 state prisoners tested positive for COVID-19, report says Luke Barr, ABC News

State prisons struggle with COVID safety, vaccination reluctance Ethan Hunt, The Appalachian

El Paso County’s Jail Justified $15M In Improvements On COVID. It Didn’t Prevent A Massive Outbreak Allison Sherry, Colorado Public Radio

Two Utah cases highlight pandemic’s grip on the criminal justice system Annie Knox, Deseret News

Clobbered by COVID-19, Connecticut courts are ramping back up to speed with new virtual hearing technology Zach Murdock, Hartford Courant

Zoom Court Is Changing How Justice Is Served Eric Scigliano, The Atlantic

The Pandemic Prompted Marilyn Mosby to Stop Prosecuting Low-Level Crimes. Will Other DAs Follow? Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal

Philly DA Larry Krasner and challenger Carlos Vega enter election homestretch as gun violence surges Chris Brennan, Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia DA Race Could Ramp Up the War on Drugs Maura Ewing, The Appeal

Bills on local, national levels address drug sentencing reform Chloe Teboe, News Center Maine

How ‘Free Tony Lewis’ became both a son’s plea and a call on Biden to create a national clemency program Theresa Vargas, Washington Post

‘Suddenly I’m breathing’: hope as Haaland takes on crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans Hallie Golden, The Guardian

Grindr Murder: Could Kevin Bacon’s Death Have Been Prevented? Joseph Jaafari, Rolling Stone

The killer question: are true-crime podcasts exploitative? Hannah Verdier, The Guardian

AM Stories

The Simple Facts of Derek Chauvin’s Trial Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yorker

What the Derek Chauvin Trial Tells Us About Police Use of Force Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones

As Derek Chauvin’s former bosses line up to condemn him, ‘policing in America is on trial’ Mark Berman, Washington Post

Violence flares after Brooklyn Center police fatally shoot man, 20, inflaming tensions during the Derek Chauvin trial Mara Klecker and Kim Hyatt, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Police Say an Antifa Activist Likely Shot at Officers. His Gun Suggests Otherwise. Mike Baker and Evan Hill, New York Times

National Poll: Shift Law Enforcement Funds to Non-Police Emergency Response Molly Bernstein and Sean McElwee, The Appeal

Maryland Legislators Override a Veto to Usher in Sweeping Police Reform Madison Pauly, Mother Jones

Maryland Becomes First State to Repeal Its Police Bill of Rights Matt Stieb, New York Magazine

Federal Supervision and Decades of Activism Changed Policing in Newark. Can the Reforms Hold? J. Brian Charles, The Trace

When typical middle school antics mean suspensions, handcuffs or jail The Hechinger Report

More Than Two-Thirds of Students Want Police Out of Schools Mike Ludwig, Truthout

What the Cops Off Campus Movement Looks Like Across the Country StudentNation

Breonna Taylor Show Points Art Museums to a Faster Track Holland Cotter, New York Times

“Exterminate All the Brutes,” Reviewed: A Vast, Agonizing History of White Supremacy Richard Brody, The New Yorker