PM Stories

With Violence Rising, Can a Gentler Prosecutor Keep His Seat? Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times

The California Prosecutors Who Want to Keep People Out of Jail Sasha Abramsky, The Nation

Inside George Gascón’s justice revolution, a debate over what it is to be a crime victim James Queally and Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times

Resentencing Laws To Cut Terms Gain Momentum Across US Sarah Martinson, Law360

A change in California’s corrections system could mean earlier release or parole hearings for some inmates Melissa Alonso, CNN

As prisons close, communities look to repurpose buildings Pat Eaton-Robb, Washington Post

Lawmakers and advocates seek to keep youth offenders from adult criminal system through juvenile justice reforms Sean Golonka, Nevada Independent

America’s Public Defense Scandal Jeremy Busby, The Crime Report

DA’s Office Disavows Man’s Conviction for 2000 Killing of Nashville Sex Worker Steven Hale, Nashville Scene

Dallas prosecutor disbarred for withholding evidence that could have cleared men of murder charges Derek Hawkins, Washington Post

Missouri Legislature gives prosecutors a path to seek justice Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After Helping Her Husband Gain Freedom, Maya Moore Savors Her Own Kurt Streeter, New York Times

Small-Town Crimes and Eco-Crimes in “The Dry” Anthony Lane, The New Yorker

AM Stories

Will the Spike in Murder and Violence Undermine Criminal Justice Reform? Zach Weissmueller, Reason

City where Daunte Wright shot to vote on policing changes Amy Forliti, Washington Post

Policing Politics Takes Over the New York City Mayoral Race Eric Lach, The New Yorker

Police shootings of children spark new outcry, calls for training to deal with adolescents in crisis Kimberly Kindy, Julie Tate, Jennifer Jenkins, and Ted Mellnik, Washington Post

‘Fit the description’ policing leads to trauma, harms community relations, social justice advocates say Kalia Richardson, Orlando Sentinel

Crime jumps after court-ordered policing changes Russell Contreras, Axios

Georgia Republican Governor Signs Bill That Bans Defunding the Police Ashlee Banks, Essence

The NRA Has Imploded, But Republicans Are Ready To Hold The Line On Gun Control Without Them Paul McLeod, BuzzFeed News

Who Sold That Gun? Nobody’s Telling. Gail Collins, New York Times

Getting to the Bottom of Jan. 6 Is Proving Too Difficult for Congress Kate Brannen, Just Security

A sprawling investigation: What we know so far about the Capitol riot suspects Devlin Barrett, Abigail Hauslohner, Spencer S. Hsu, and Ashlyn Still, Washington Post

US Marine officer first active-duty military charged in US Capitol riot Reuters

Why Confederate Lies Live On Clint Smith, The Atlantic