A Black Veteran’s Wife Feared for His Safety. Officers Fatally Shot Him. Tracey Tully and Precious Fondren, New York Times

Police killing of Black Army veteran highlights racial inequities, civil rights leaders say Janelle Griffith, NBC News

My son was killed by a park ranger. Qualified immunity means I may never see justice. Kimberly Beck, USA Today

The Conservative Case against Qualified Immunity Clark Neily, Cato Institute

Cory Booker Outfoxed Republicans on ‘Defund the Police.’ Now What? Emily Bazelon, New York Times

This City Went From ‘Defund’ to Planning a Massive New Police Fantasyland Andrew Boryga, Daily Beast

NYPD’s largest police union vows to sue over possible COVID vaccine mandate Craig McCarthy, New York Post

How Vaccine Mandates Can Promote Police Reform Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine

Get Police Vaccinated Eric Reinhart and Amanda Klonsky, The Atlantic

COVID: Family of San Quentin guard sues California prison system over his death Julia Prodis Sulek, San Jose Mercury News

Georgia COVID surge stalls 2 courthouses, but not death-penalty trial Bill Rankin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Oklahoma AG requests execution dates for seven state death-row inmates Barbara Hoberock, Tulsa World

Review of death-sentence defendants shows how justice is unevenly applied Ed Miller, Nashville Tennessean

NJ’s top court acknowledges racism, bias in criminal justice system. Here’s its plan to change it. Amanda Hoover, NJ Advance Media

PA prisons release dashboard tracking race, populations Claudia Lauer, AP News

Pa. ends ‘prison gerrymandering’ with closely divided committee vote Katie Meyer, WHYY

Smithsonian Begins Two-Year Racial Justice Initiative Sarah Bahr, New York Times

‘No Man of God’ Review: Buddying Up to Bundy Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times

The Dresden Job Joshua Hammer, GQ