PM Stories

New data: State prisons are increasingly deadly places Leah Wang and Wendy Sawyer, Prison Policy Initiative

Medical Neglect, Violence Lead Complaints of Misconduct by Prison Staff: Study Meghan Novisky, Chelsey Narvey, and Alex R. Piquero, The Crime Report

A trans woman detained by ICE for two years is fighting for freedom: ‘I’ve been forgotten’ Sam Levin, The Guardian

Transgender Prison Inmates Need Protection. Here’s How. David Safavian, Governing

For criminal justice reform to work, Biden must dismantle damage done by 1994 crime bill Terrance Coffie, USA Today

The death penalty belongs in the ‘dustbin of history’ MSNBC

Inmates Spend an Average 18.7 Years on Death Row: BJS The Crime Report

Longest serving death row inmate in US resentenced to life Juan A. Lozano, ABC News

Whitmer creates juvenile justice task force, says one mistake should not destroy a life Dave Boucher and Jodi Cohen, Detroit Free Press

New York gave every detained immigrant a lawyer. It could serve as a national model. Nicole Narea, Vox

Small Towns Used To See Prisons as a Boon. Now, Many Don’t Want Them. Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project

The Trials of Frank Carson Los Angeles Times

An Innocent Man Went to Prison for Murder. Now, It’s the Real Killer’s Turn. Neil Vigdor, New York Times

A Baffling Murder Case. An Unimaginable Tragedy. (2019) The Atlantic

AM Stories

The Many Ways Domestic Violence Foreshadows Mass Shootings Jennifer Mascia, The Trace

The state of Alabama took his gun away. When authorities gave it back, he shot and killed his wife. Laura Strickler and Kate Snow, NBC News

States Get A Blueprint From The Justice Department For ‘Red Flag’ Gun-Removal Laws Alana Wise, NPR

Legislators Push ATF to Crack Down on Problem Gun Dealers Nick Penzenstadler and Brian Freskos, The Trace

Three Colorado gun measures in response to Boulder shooting are close to becoming law Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN

Bipartisan negotiators making progress on police reform bill Leigh Ann Caldwell and Frank Thorp V, NBC News

NJ cops can no longer hide serious misconduct from public after Supreme Court ruling Blake Nelson and SP Sullivan, NJ Advance Media

Commentary: Without accountability, deaths at the hands of police will continue Mona Hardin, CBS News

Crime statistics give a clear message about defunding the police – it’d be worth it Casey Erixon, Des Moines Register

Senate report details broad failures around Jan. 6 attack Mary Claire Jalonick, AP News

Capitol Police had intelligence indicating an armed invasion weeks before Jan. 6 riot, Senate probe finds Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post

Documentary All Light, Everywhere Examines the Limits of Police Body Cameras – and Our Own Perceptions Stephanie Zacharek, Time