PM Stories

How Many Americans Support the Death Penalty? Depends How You Ask. Giovanni Russonello, New York Times

Support For Death Penalty Slips In US, But Remains High Among Whites And Republicans Palash Ghosh, Forbes

California’s top court weighs overturning hundreds of death penalty sentences Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times

Carlos DeLuna Documentary Details Evidence That Texas Executed Innocent Man Khaleda Rahman, Newsweek

Experts Say It’s Rare that a ‘Jury of your Peers’ Applies to African Americans Stacy M. Brown, Los Angeles Sentinel

Digital forensics experts prone to bias, study shows Linda Geddes, The Guardian

The DC crime lab is in trouble – again Editorial Board, Washington Post

DNA helped free Texas man in murder case. Court declares him ‘actually innocent.’ Erik Ortiz, NBC News

I’m formerly incarcerated. We need a world where more people can safely reveal stories like mine. Ashish Prashar, USA Today

More States Expand the Ballot to Previously Incarcerated Matt Vasilogambros, Stateline

F. Lee Bailey, Lawyer for Patty Hearst and OJ Simpson, Dies at 87 Robert D. McFadden, New York Times

The Snitch Jordan Michael Smith, The Atavist

AM Stories

Quiz: How Well Do You Understand Today’s Crime Trends? Jeff Asher and Toni Monkovic, New York Times

GOP seeks to tie Democrats to rise in violent crime Max Greenwood, The Hill

A Democratic special election win suggests GOP attacks over crime failed Paul Waldman, Washington Post

The Gun Data Expert Who’s Changing the Way the Media Defines Mass Shootings Jennifer Mascia, The Trace

Workplace shootings are all too common in California. The latest one fits a pattern Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times

Gun rights in Texas see major expansion as Legislature rejects bills to address gun violence Allie Morris, Dallas Morning News

Gov. Greg Abbott signs slate of legislation to increase criminal penalties for protesters, punish cities that reduce police budgets Megan Munce, Texas Tribune

Ambushed by the Cops: When Police Deliberately Trap Peaceful Protesters Alice Speri, The Intercept

The Human Toll of Bearing Witness Shira Ovide, New York Times

Latinos are disproportionately killed by police but often left out of the debate about brutality, some advocates say Silvia Foster-Frau, Washington Post

Chicago revises foot chase policy after fatal police shootings of Adam Toledo, Anthony Alvarez Grace Hauck, USA Today

Black Photographers Documented The Fight Against Police Violence. 1 Year Later, Their Work Becomes Art: ‘We Can Tell Our Own Stories’ Maxwell Evans, Block Club Chicago