PM Stories

Everyone on Death Row Gets a Lawyer. Not Everyone Gets a Kim Kardashian. Keri Blakinger and Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project

Biden vowed to end the death penalty. Can he keep his promise? Crystal Hill, Yahoo! News

Criminal justice group urges clemency for offenders released to home confinement during pandemic The Hill

I was sent back to jail for going to a computer class. It’s time to act on home confinement. Gwen Levi, Washington Post

Few immigrants in detention have been vaccinated. That needs to change. Nicole Narea, Vox

‘How do you make them pay?’: Locked up in Alabama for debt Connor Sheets, AL.com

As The Nation’s Courthouses Reopen, They Face Massive Backlogs In Criminal Cases Patrick Smith, NPR

How the Criminal Justice System’s COVID-19 Response has Provided Valuable Lessons for Broader Reform Brian A. Jackson et al., RAND

COVID’s Legacy: A Justice System With a ‘Lighter Touch’ The Crime Report

Higher Money Bail Doesn’t Lead to Greater Public Safety: Study Stewart J. D’Alessio and Lisa Stolzenberg, The Crime Report

Fairfax County prosecutor to use data to help root out disparities in justice system Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

The Power of Prosecutors Lili Loofbourow, Slate

‘Heist’ review: The true crime Netflix docuseries plays fast-and-loose with the truth Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune

Broken Language Lawrence Bartley, The Marshall Project

AM Stories

Most Voters See Violent Crime as a Major and Increasing Problem. But They’re Split on Its Causes and How to Fix It Eli Yokley, Morning Consult

Biden wants to tackle gun violence. But his firearms nominee is stuck in limbo. Marianne Levine and Nicholas Wu, Politico

Meet the Sheriff and Police Chief Tapped to Lead ICE and Border Patrol Eileen Sullivan, New York Times

‘Patience is growing thin’: Activists fear Biden’s anti-crime strategy could overshadow police reform efforts Courtney Subramanian, USA Today

Tim Scott sets new July goal for Senate to pass police reform bill Alayna Treene, Axios

Is It Time to Regulate Facial Recognition and Other ‘Frontier’ Police Technology? Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Is there a better way to police? One California city may have found the answer Juan Carlos Guerrero, ABC7

Opinion: A new California approach to mental health emergencies Tamara Hunter and Sandy Young, San Jose Mercury News

Mental health clinicians will start answering some 911 calls in Chicago – instead of cops David Struett and Tom Schuba, Chicago Sun-Times

A 22-Year-Old Lawsuit May Generate Unprecedented Access to Gun Industry Secrets Champe Barton, The Trace

Making an Issue of – And a Film About – Gun Control Pamela Rafalow Grossman, The Progressive

America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem Tom Tomorrow, The Nation