PM Stories

This Is Not Justice. It’s Self-Preservation. Zak Cheney-Rice, New York Magazine

The Sorrow and Relief in Minneapolis Emily Witt, New Yorker

The Derek Chauvin Verdict Is Haunted by the Ghosts of Those Who Found No Justice Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Time

As Chauvin Verdict Was Read, Police Killed Black Ohio Teen Ma’Khia Bryant Chris Walker, Truthout

Fatal police shooting of Black teenager in Columbus sparks new outcry Randy Ludlow, Derek Hawkins, Paulina Firozi, and Toluse Olorunnipa, Washington Post

There Will Be More Derek Chauvins Adam Serwer, The Atlantic

Derek Chauvin’s conviction shouldn’t obscure how broken our criminal justice system is Jerusalem Demsas, Vox

Chauvin Trial Takeaway: We Have to Get Better at Trying Police Kimberly Wehle, The Bulwark

The Vital Role of Bystanders in Convicting Derek Chauvin Jeannie Suk Gersen, New Yorker

Black Americans are buoyed by Chauvin conviction, but they worry it will blunt pace of reform Arelis R. Hernández and Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Washington Post

Justice Department to probe whether Minneapolis police have ‘pattern and practice’ of misconduct Andy Mannix, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Can Merrick Garland Save the Minneapolis Police Department? Matt Ford, New Republic

In a roiled Minneapolis, schools are testing new model for safety Chelsea Sheasley, Christian Science Monitor

What Are Police Thinking? Mary Harris, Slate

How the GOP Is Creating Harsher Penalties for Protesters Reid J. Epstein and Patricia Mazzei, New York Times

AM Stories

‘They dig in like ticks’: A new doc shows the vexing work of criminal justice reform Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times

Philly DA Is the Second Coming of The Wire, in Docuseries Form Kathryn VanArendonk, New York Magazine

Larry Krasner let a documentary crew into the DA’s Office. Here are its takeaways. Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

How Philly, the nation’s most supervised big city, cut its probation numbers by a third Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Opinion: Ease expungement of past crimes and help people gain second chances Mike Schmidt and Carl Macpherson, Oregon Live

NJ to allow reduced prison sentences for non-violent drug crimes. What to know about the change Terrence T. McDonald, NorthJersey.com

All Federal Inmates To Be Offered Vaccine By Mid-May, BOP Director Says Becky Sullivan, NPR

Oregon prison COVID-19 lawsuit ruling hailed as a landmark for prisoners’ rights Liliana Frankel, Oregon Live

NJ man who spent decades in prison sues Donald Trump over ‘criminal’ handling of COVID outbreak Anthony G. Attrino, NJ Advance Media

NY Women’s Prison, Housing Mothers and Newborns, Hit By COVID-19 Outbreak Caroline Lewis, Gothamist

Glaring Racial Disparities Persist in NYC Jails: Study Emily Riley, The Crime Report

What I learned from reporting on the Allegheny County Jail Juliette Rihl, Public Source

Meet the scientists building a prison-to-STEM pipeline Christina Couch, PBS

She lost her father as a teen. Now, she’s written a book with the man wrongly convicted of killing him. Emily Burnham, Bangor Daily News