Who Killed Criminal Justice Reform in Texas? Christopher Hooks, Texas Monthly

The Manifold Threats of the Texas Abortion Law Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yorker

How Republicans Became Anti-Choice Sue Halpern, New York Review of Books

A Legendary Abortion Rights Activist on What Comes After Texas Heather Souvaine Horn, New Republic

Justice Department to protect women seeking an abortion in Texas Hamza Shaban, Washington Post

‘It is powerful to suddenly have a voice’: reframing women in criminal justice Matt Fidler, The Guardian

No one knows how many Indigenous women are murdered each year. That makes the deaths hard to stop. Graham Lee Brewer, NBC News

Cases of missing trans people are rarely solved. A married pair of forensic genealogists is hoping to change that Erica Lenti, Xtra Magazine

Instead of ‘Defund the Police,’ Solve All Murders Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

Minneapolis Vote on Eliminating Police Department Puts Democrats on Edge John McCormick, Wall Street Journal

Police staffing woes complicate reform effort in Baltimore David McFadden, AP News

When Trying to Help Gets You Fired (2018) Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge, The Marshall Project

A police officer exposed a video showing a death in custody. Now he’s facing prison time. Daphne Duret, Brett Murphy, and Gina Barton, USA Today

Police Don’t Deserve an Impenetrable Legal Shield Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg

A mother’s grief turns to long-overdue action in justice for Elijah McClain Diane Carman, Colorado Sun

The indictments in the Elijah McClain and Ahmaud Arbery cases are revolutionary, and overdue Jason D. Williamson, NBC News

California lawmakers advance plan to decertify police officers for serious misconduct Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times

California may parole Robert Kennedy’s assassin. Liberals aren’t happy. Chris Geidner, MSNBC

Restorative justice or justice denied? With DA Gascón, teens tried as adults get a second chance James Queally, Los Angeles Times

We don’t know how many kids are in the juvenile justice system Garlin Gilchrist, Sheryl Kubiak, and Melanca Clark, Detroit Free Press

What I learned visiting Alaska’s only maximum-security prison Christopher Poulos, The Guardian

Growing Old on Death Row Maria DiLorenzo, The Crime Report

In the Eyes of God, Does a State Have the Right to Kill a Man? New York Times

Facing execution, Julius Jones seeks clemency – with help from an unlikely ally Kim Bellware, Washington Post

Fulton Leroy Washington Was a Prison Painter. Now He’s an Art-World Star. Karlos K. Hill, The Nation