The Outsized Meaning of the Rittenhouse Verdict Paige Williams, The New Yorker

Of Course Kyle Rittenhouse Was Acquitted Adam Serwer, The Atlantic

The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict Reinforces a Long American Tradition: White Animus Against Black Grievance Erin Aubry Kaplan, Politico

The Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, explained: ‘If you believe him when he says self-defense, then you have to acquit him’ Lindsay Schnell, USA Today

When it comes to self-defense, the prosecution has a heavier burden. Shaila Dewan and Mitch Smith, New York Times

After Kyle Rittenhouse trial, a city and country wonder ‘where we go from here’ Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times

Outcome in Rittenhouse trial raises the stakes as verdict in killing of Ahmaud Arbery nears Griff Witte, Hannah Knowles, and Kim Bellware, Washington Post

For Black residents of Ahmaud Arbery’s hometown, trust in the justice system is on trial alongside his accused killers Dakin Andone, CNN

For Arbery’s Family and Friends, a Time of Anguish and Activism Tariro Mzezewa, New York Times

Breonna Taylor’s death sparked police reform in Louisville. But the path forward is complicated. David Nakamura, Washington Post

String of LAPD shootings exposes LA’s broken mental health system, officials say Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

Every part of justice system fails mentally ill people, inspectors find Rajeev Syal, The Guardian

Reports detail ongoing health and safety issues at Oklahoma County Jail JaNae Williams, The Oklahoman

Thousands of Federal Prisoners Aren’t Getting Mandated Time Credits Because Prison Officials Won’t Negotiate Scott Shackford, Reason

The right to decency does not end at the jailhouse door Colbert I. King, Washington Posts

America Can Afford Decent Corrections Systems. Why Aren’t We Getting Them? Rory Fleming, The Crime Report

With Julius Jones’ Commutation, Cruelty Is the Point Austin Sarat, Slate

More Conservatives Turn Away From Death Penalty Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal

Julie Green’s ‘The Last Supper’ at Bellevue Arts Museum is a painterly catalog of the death penalty in America David Gutman, Seattle Times

Film Club: ‘A Ship From Guantánamo.’ New York Times

Tiger King 2 Shows True Crime at Its Worst Laura Miller, Slate

The Notorious Mrs. Mossler Skip Hollandsworth, Texas Monthly

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