PM Stories

As COVID recedes in prisons, will any lessons learned stick? Independent

A Half-Million People Got COVID-19 in Prison. Are Officials Ready for the Next Pandemic? Katie Park, Keri Blakinger, and Claudia Lauer, The Marshall Project

When Prisons Locked Down, Prisoners Were Denied Release Daniel Moritz-Rabson, The Appeal

Biden faces criticism for not extending home confinement for prisoners Alex Gangitano, The Hill

Opinion: Mr. President, keep your promise on the death penalty Karl A. Racine, Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, and Miriam Krinsky, Washington Post

A Wrongful Execution in Texas Points to the Fallability of the Death Penalty Michael Barajas, Texas Observer

How race shaped the South’s punitive approach to justice Noah Robertson and Patrik Jonsson, Christian Science Monitor

Probation and Parole as Punishment Peggy McGarry, Brennan Center for Justice

How DA José Garza is Transforming Criminal Justice David Leffler, Austin Monthly

I Write About the Law. But Could I Really Help Free a Prisoner? Emily Bazelon, New York Times

“Our Past Doesn’t Have to Dictate Our Futures”: Life for Black Women and Girls After Incarceration Essence

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork Is A Step In The Right Direction For True Crime Documentaries Alicia Lansom, Refinery29

AM Stories

Donald Trump’s January 6 Michael Wolff, New York Magazine

“This is War”: Examining Military Experience Among the Capitol Hill Siege Participants Daniel Milton and Andrew Mines, George Washington University

Revealed: neo-Confederate group includes military officers and politicians Jason Wilson, The Guardian

Kyle Rittenhouse, American Vigilante Paige Williams, The New Yorker

A rebel lawyer accused California cops of corruption. Then they accused him of murder Christopher Goffard, Los Angeles Times

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Sees A Cycle Of Inaction On Police Reform Noel King, NPR

Minneapolis Police Were Cleared in the 2013 Killing of Terrance Franklin. A Video Complicates the Story – and Now the Case May Be Reopened Karl Vick, Time

His son was murdered in South LA. He still says cops aren’t the answer to crime Erika D. Smith, Los Angeles Times

Cori Bush Introduces Bill to Move Away From Policing for Public Safety Sharon Zhang, Truthout

Oakland’s new budget doesn’t ‘defund’ the police, but it boosts funding for alternatives Darwin BondGraham, The Oaklandside

Harper High School – Part One This American Life

Food insecurity linked to gun violence. In St. Louis, Black farmers work on a solution Hurubie Meko, Kansas City Star