PM Stories

Supreme Court Rejects Limits on Life Terms for Youth Adam Liptak, New York Times

The Supreme Court is wrong. Even children who kill don’t deserve life without parole. Austin Sarat, Detroit Free Press

States Should Abolish Juvenile Life Without Parole Nikki Trautman Baszynski, The Appeal

How a ‘Time-Limited’ Approach Can Transform Juvenile Probation Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

DA George Gascón pushes for bill to eliminate juvenile ‘strikes’ in adult sentencing Steven Rosenberg, Los Angeles Daily News

He was elected to rethink criminal justice. Three months later, LA wants its DA out. Alicia Victoria Lozano, Yahoo! News

DA George Gascón, Survivors Of Violent Crime, And The Meaning Of Justice Trino Jimenez, Witness LA

As calls for criminal justice reform mount, Norfolk will get a new chief prosecutor. Meet the 3 people who want the job. Jonathan Edwards, Virginian-Pilot

Courting The Left in Manhattan DA’s Race Theodore Hamm, The Indypendent

Tahanie Aboushi’s campaign for Manhattan DA is all about *not* prosecuting Vanessa Taylor, Mic

A Better Green Boom Rachel Sugar, New York Magazine

CSI Houston: How a Texas lab has remade the science of forensics Henry Gass, Christian Science Monitor

‘Mare of Easttown’: Kate Winslet Takes a Bite Out of Crime Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone

John Wayne Gacy: Inside Peacock’s New True-Crime Docuseries Elisabeth Garber-Paul, Rolling Stone

The Craft of John Edgar Wideman Elias Rodriques, The Nation

AM Stories

The Most Powerful Weapon for Police Reform Is Back James D. Walsh, New York Magazine

Garland Commits to Police Department Probes With Their Voices at the Table Sadie Gurman, Wall Street Journal

Feds fund mental health crisis teams to stand in for police Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, AP News

‘Gentle Steering of the Ship’: How Keith Ellison Led the Prosecution of Chauvin Tim Arango, New York Times

The Chauvin Verdict Is a Reminder That We Still Need To Abolish Qualified Immunity Billy Binion, Reason

Most officers never fire their guns. But some kill multiple people – and are still on the job. Tim Stelloh, NBC News

7 Deputies Placed on Leave After Fatal Shooting of Black Man in North Carolina Michael Levenson, New York Times

Virginia deputy mistook cordless house phone for gun in shooting of Black man, attorney says Elinor Aspegren, USA Today

After a Black man’s death, a DC street agonizes over the future of policing Justin Jouvenal, Peter Hermann, and Emily Davies, Washington Post

Police Have Killed at Least Five Children in the Past Month Alone Kristin Henning, Slate

One High School, Five Students Fatally Shot Rick Rojas, New York Times

Why Gun Control Is Now a Matter of National Security Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson, Politico

GOP Bills Target Protesters (and Absolve Motorists Who Hit Them) Reid J. Epstein and Patricia Mazzei, New York Times

The Right to Crash Cars Into People Alex Pareene, New Republic

The Power of the Myths Many White People Believe About Policing – and America Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones