PM Stories

“Progressive Prosecutors” and the Criminal Justice System Frederica Freyberg, PBS News

A Trump Case Awaits. Who Is the Best Prosecutor for the Job? Ginia Bellafante, New York Times

A Movie Villain on the District Attorney Campaign Trail Peter Canby, The New Yorker

My Parishioner Was Not Sentenced to Death. He Still Died. Steven Paulikas, New York Times

As Texas Enters Another Hot Summer, Lawmakers Kill Effort to Cool Sweltering Prisons Madison Pauly, Mother Jones

Bail Reform Appears On The Verge Of Passage In Texas Legislature Andrew Schneider, Houston Public Media

Bridging the ‘Digital Moat’ Between Prison and the Outside The Crime Report

A Criminal Record Shouldn’t Be a Life Sentence to Poverty Rebecca Vallas, Sharon Dietrich, and Beth Avery, Center for American Progress

Earning Freedom: A Tale of Redemption Behind Bars Julie Reynolds Martinez, The Imprint

Eric Riddick, released after serving 29 years for crime he says he didn’t commit, turns focus to helping others Briana Stewart, Sabina Ghebremedhin, and Zachary Kiesch, ABC News

Julie Mehretu Painting Could Raise $4M for Mass Incarceration Reform Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic

Mysterious Disappearances, Jewel Heists and Creepy Babysitters Tina Jordan, New York Times

The Truck Stop Killer (2012) Vanessa Veselka, GQ

AM Stories

100 Years After the Tulsa Massacre, What Does Justice Look Like? Caleb Gayle, New York Times

The Women Who Preserved the Story of the Tulsa Race Massacre Victor Luckerson, The New Yorker

Victims, shooter identified in Bay Area’s deadliest mass shooting Maggie Angst, John Woolfolk, Aldo Toledo, Julia Prodis Sulek, Robert Salonga, and Jason Green, San Jose Mercury News

‘Enough’: Biden renews calls for gun control bill after San Jose rail yard shooting Dartunorro Clark, NBC News

To Curb Gun Violence, Biden’s Nominee Will Have to Reshape the ATF Alain Stephens, The Trace

Texas Lawmakers Move to Drop Most Handgun Licensing Requirements Neil MacFarquhar and Edgar Sandoval, New York Times

A year after social justice protests, Austin policing reform has slowed amid GOP pushback Ryan Autullo, Austin American-Statesman

Police accountability provisions hold up reform while activists grow frustrated Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN

Police reform in the US: A tale of two Minnesota cities Cinnamon Janzer, Al Jazeera

In Minnesota, move to sidestep locals in prosecuting police Steve Karnowski and Amy Forliti, AP News

To reform our police, we have to reform our prosecutors Mary F. Moriary, Washington Post

Police misconduct isn’t just brutality. The Justice Department needs to investigate failures to protect. Jane Manning, Washington Post

Police Overhauls Help Fight Crime, Biden Administration Official Says Sadie Gurman, Wall Street Journal

What Happened When Evanston Became America’s First City to Promise Reparations Susan Berfield and Jordyn Holman, Bloomberg