PM Stories

A man with intellectual disability is on death row – give him his day in court Tim Shriver, The Hill

Pervis Payne’s Attorneys Ask to Stop His Execution Over Intellectual Disability Khaleda Rahman, Newsweek

Appeals court denies DNA testing in Sedley Alley case Yolanda Jones, Daily Memphian

Prosecutors Should Stop Seeking the Death Penalty Nikki Trautman Baszynski, The Appeal

Most Manhattan DA Candidates Promise A Mass Conviction Purge Once In Office George Joseph, Gothamist

Gascón’s reform vision comes to the Supreme Court Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

Second Look, Second Chance: Reevaluating Lengthy Sentences Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

This prison reform can save millions and make us safer. Will Arizona finally pass it? Kirk Adams, AZ Central

Missouri Senate Passes Wide-Ranging Law Enforcement And Criminal Justice Bill Jason Rosenbaum and Rachel Lippmann, St. Louis Public Radio

Reimagining the Justice System, From Inside the Mayor’s Office Ted Alcorn, New York Times

The Decarceration Collective’s mission to free those wrongfully sentenced under ‘three strikes’ law Keydra Manns, The Grio

An Archive of Images from San Quentin State Prison Rachel Kushner, The New Yorker

In Author Ian Manuel’s ‘My Time Will Come,’ A Look At Life In Solitary Confinement Anna Bauman and Meghna Chakrabarti, WBUR

‘Fall River’ Review: A Small Town’s ‘Satanic Panic’ John Anderson, Wall Street Journal

Netflix’s Sons of Sam Looks At The Real Cost Of True Crime Obsession Shannon Carlin, Refinery29

Who Killed Mac Dre? Donald Morrison, Passion of the Weiss

AM Stories

Atlanta Spa Shootings Were Hate Crimes, Prosecutor Says Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, New York Times

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings Kate Brumback, AP News

Crime Rates, Prosecutors and Telling Public Reactions Rory Fleming, Filter Magazine

Violent crime is up. Newsmax and OANN viewers are most likely to say so. Jerusalem Demsas, Vox

Shootings and Subway Attacks Put Crime at Center of NYC Mayor’s Race Katie Glueck and Jeffery C. Mays, New York Times

NYC’s Violent Crime Is Up; So Is the City’s Police Budget Fola Akinnibi, Bloomberg CityLab

Why Police Accountability Is Personal for This Manhattan DA Candidate Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times

‘It’s a slap in the face’: LA activists protest mayor’s police budget increase Sam Levin, The Guardian

California’s police reform push remains challenging despite leftward shift Alexander Nieves, Politico

Texas’ larger cities would face financial penalties for cutting police budgets under bill approved by House Jolie McCullough and Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune

Law Enforcement Groups Drive Anti-Protest Laws, New Analysis Shows Alleen Brown, The Intercept

Republicans Have Introduced 81 Anti-Protest Laws in 34 States Just This Year Sharon Zhang, Truthout

What Anti-Protest Bills Reveal About The State Of US Democracy Meghna Chakrabarti and Jonathan Chang, WBUR