PM Stories

The Volunteer (2018) Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project

Nevada’s Plan to Bring Back Executions With an Untested Drug Cocktail Austin Sarat, Slate

A Pause in Federal Executions, but Uncertainty About What’s Next Hailey Fuchs, New York Times

Inmates grapple with uncertainty over Biden prison plan Harper Neidig, The Hill

Visitation at Mississippi state prisons suspended as number of new COVID-19 cases grows Gabriela Szymanowska, Mississippi Clarion Ledger

COVID-19 is being used as a reason to keep people jailed without a trial. This has to stop Garrett Miller, Los Angeles Times

Four Ways The Pandemic Made Us Rethink Our Criminal Legal System Insha Rahman, Forbes

“Progressive prosecutors” are working within the system to change it. How is that going? Jamil Smith, Vox

Going Beyond Big Cities to Reimagine Prosecution David O. Leavitt and Alissa Marque Heydari, Bloomberg Law

Criminal justice activists press NYC for real end to solitary confinement in jails Dean Moses, AM New York

Race Can Determine Who Avoids Prison: Study Eva Herscowitz, The Crime Report

Mental Health and Criminal Justice System: Can One Predict the Other? Natasha Pawar, Davis Vanguard

Who Owns Amanda Knox? Amanda Knox, The Atlantic

Films based on real life tragedy often lead to exploitation of real life people Chloe Stillwell, Mic

Murder in Whip City Deborah Halber, Truly*Adventurous

AM Stories

Watching the Watchmen Ken Bensinger and Jessica Garrison, BuzzFeed News

Report: Hate crime laws lack uniformity across the US Aaron Morrison, ABC News

How Can We Neutralize the Militias? Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson, New York Review of Books

Officers who testified at 1/6 hearing call for police union to publicly denounce insurrection Zachary Cohen and Josh Campbell, CNN

He Killed Himself After the Jan. 6 Riot. Did He Die in the Line of Duty? Shaila Dewan, New York Times

The Slow Violence of Contemporary Policing Rory Kramer and Brianna Remster, SocArXiv

Police Are Quietly Collecting Dystopian Gadgets That Put More Lives in Danger Jacob Silverman, New Republic

A Wisconsin Officer Will Be Charged In The 2016 Slaying Of A Black Man NPR

Police Aren’t Needed for 49% of 911 Calls: Seattle Report Gabriela Felitto, The Crime Report

How a Liberal Michigan Town Is Putting Mental Illness at the Center of Police Reform Lynette Clemetson, Politico

In DC, high-profile crimes spur hard conversations: ‘Walk a mile in my shoes’ Rachel Chason and Emily Davies, Washington Post

What Philadelphia Reveals About America’s Homicide Surge Alec MacGillis, ProPublica