How One Pennsylvania City Brought Down Gun Crime Vinny Vella, The Crime Report

Missouri’s ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ Law Could Complicate Police Efforts to Solve Gun Crimes Jennifer Mascia, The Trace

Can Prosecutors Put the Same Gun in the Hands of More Than One Shooter? (2017) Ken Armstrong, The Marshall Project

The Overlooked Role of Guns in the Police-Reform Debate (2020) Derek Thompson, The Atlantic

Are Dems Changing Their Message on Police Defunding? Eva Herscowitz, The Crime Report

Lawmakers scrap qualified immunity in police reform talks Marianne Levine and Nicholas Wu, Politico

As George Floyd Act’s chances dim, Biden stays mum on police reform Phillip M. Bailey, Kristine Phillips, and Courtney Subramanian, USA Today

Prosecutors push Biden to prioritize criminal justice reform Claudia Lauer, AP News

COVID allowed Raquel Esquivel and 4,500 others to be released from overcrowded federal prisons. So why is she back behind bars? Jamie Roth, Insider

Desperate to escape solitary confinement, a Maine man’s plight deepens Callie Ferguson, Bangor Daily News

He Spent 14 Years at Guantánamo. This Is His Story. Ben Hubbard, New York Times

Jurors Join Growing Support for New Trial in Alabama Death Row Case Beth Shelburne, WBRC

Might “big change” in New York leadership include a better record on clemency? Sentencing Law and Policy

Biden outshines Trump – and Obama – by appointing public defenders as judges Chris Geidner, MSNBC

US incarceration rate drops to lowest in 26 years Shawna Chen, Axios

How an unlikely friendship led to an exoneration for a man who spent eight years behind bars Julie Sabatier, Oregon Public Broadcasting

The Spine Collector Reeves Wiedeman, New York Magazine

The Late Winfred Rembert Documented His Life With Art – And Now A Book Debbie Elliott, NPR