‘Chased down’ and killed: Trial over Arbery’s death reveals ‘painful’ similarity to case that launched BLM N’dea Yancey-Bragg, USA Today

“Blackness Itself Is the Crime”: Bishop William Barber on Racism in the Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial Democracy Now!

Prosecution says Kyle Rittenhouse provoked fatal shootings, while defense says he feared for his life Eric Levenson, Brad Parks, and Carma Hassan, CNN

Kyle Rittenhouse’s fate is up to a jury tasked with deciding if he acted in self-defense Mark Guarino and Mark Berman, Washington Post

“They Would Have Killed Him” Aymann Ismail, Slate

‘Ghost Guns’: Firearm Kits Bought Online Fuel Epidemic of Violence Glenn Thrush, New York Times

On the Front Lines Giffords Law Center

There’s No Second Amendment on the South Side of Chicago Sharone Mitchell Jr., The Nation

The Supreme Court’s Latest Gun Case Made a Mockery of Originalism Saul Cornell, Slate

Conservative Justices Suddenly Discover Limits to Religious Liberty Adam Serwer, The Atlantic

The Supreme Court’s Growing Hostility to Arguments of Death Row Inmates Adam Liptak, New York Times

Will Oklahoma’s Governor Stop the Execution of a Man Many Think May Be Innocent? Scott Shackford, Reason

King of Death Row Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia DA says prosecutors hid evidence for years in a 2003 murder case Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Workers at federal prisons are committing some of the crimes Michael R. Sisak and Michael Balsamo, AP News

The Bureau of Prisons Is Doing the Crime: Report Matt Stieb, New York Magazine

Again facing prison crisis, Florida remains ‘white whale’ for criminal justice reformers Grace Toohey, Orlando Sentinel

The ‘Hard Tradeoffs’ of Shrinking America’s Prisons Eva Herscowitz, The Crime Report

No bars, no chains, no locks: How Finland is reimagining incarceration Natalie Moore, WBEZ

There Is No One Answer to Over-Policing and Mass Incarceration – There Are Many Alia Nahra and Hernandez D. Stroud, Brennan Center for Justice

How Your Family Tree Could Catch a Killer Raffi Khatchadourian, The New Yorker

Father and Son Help Crack Unsolved 1969 Bank Robbery Eduardo Medina, New York Times

The most dangerous woman in San Francisco Katie Dowd, SFGate

Reno’s Weird Whip Problem Eve Peyser, New York Magazine

Copaganda Mark Anthony Neal, Inquest

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