PM Stories

Will Philadelphia Voters Stick with Justice Reform? Anna Wilder, The Crime Report

Larry Krasner – and the Future of the Criminal Justice Reform Movement – Is on Tuesday’s Ballot John Nichols, The Nation

The New Preemption of Progressive Prosecutors Nicholas Goldrosen, University of Illinois Law Review

Progressive Prosecutors ‘Undercut’ by State Legislators: Paper The Crime Report

SCOTUS Takes Alarming Step Backwards for Criminal Justice Reform Arthur Ago and Rochelle Swartz, Bloomberg Law

Ban on Non-Unanimous Verdicts Is Not Retroactive, Supreme Court Rules Adam Liptak, New York Times

Despite a prison system ‘in crisis,’ Florida again fails to pass major criminal justice reforms Editorial Board, Gainesville Sun

Inequities are deep and numerous for incarcerated women, and it’s time to intervene Erica Spiller and Peggy Long, Des Moines Register

New York Abolished Long-Term Solitary. Will Guards Get With the Program? Mary Buser, Filter Magazine

A Manhattan DA Candidate Touts Her Leadership of a Conviction Review Unit. Why Did It Exonerate So Few People? Sam Mellins, The Appeal

As COVID eases, King County eyes massive backlog in pending criminal court cases Matt Markovich, KOMO News

After a 14-Month Delay, Robert Durst’s Murder Trial Returns to Court Charles V. Bagli, New York Times

Fairness issues loom over trial in Iowa student’s slaying Ryan J. Foley, AP News

Two brothers were wrongfully convicted of murder and rape. Decades later, a jury has awarded them $75 million. Lateshia Beachum, Washington Post

The Strange Story of Dagobert, the “DuckTales” Bandit Jeff Maysh, The New Yorker

The Fall River True Crime Series May Make You Rethink The Infamous Murder Case Martha Sorren, Bustle

AM Stories

The Spike in Shootings During the Pandemic May Outlast the Virus Troy Closson, New York Times

With violent crime spiking, the push for police reform collides with voters’ fears Griff Witte and David Weigel, Washington Post

Gun Violence Has Taken Over the NYC Mayor’s Race Henry Grabar and Jordan Weissmann, Slate

The NRA just had a major legal setback. But its hold on the gun-control debate endures. Tom Hamburger and Mike DeBonis, Washington Post

Can a Hate Crimes Bill Stop the Rising Violence Against Asian Americans? Vivian Ho, New Republic

Lawmakers Love Hate Crime Laws, But Do They Really Protect Anyone? Andrea Guzman, Mother Jones

Court rejects challenge to federal anti-riot law Josh Gerstein, Politico

Bodycams haven’t lived up to promises of exposing police misconduct. One reason: The police decide what to release. Tami Abdollah, USA Today

The Enemy Within: Race and White Supremacy in American Policing Steve Volk, Rolling Stone

The mishandling of MOVE children’s remains is an expression of anti-Black violence Tajah Ebram, Washington Post

Saying Her Name Heather Ann Thompson, The New Yorker