Another trial in the killing of George Floyd, this time for other officers at the scene Holly Bailey, Washington Post

3 officers face federal charges in Floyd death. Guilt hinges on proving ‘willful’ violation. Jonathan Turley, USA Today

Actions of officers who didn’t stop Derek Chauvin spur duty-to-intervene laws Janelle Griffith, NBC News

“That Could Have Been Me”: The People Derek Chauvin Choked Before George Floyd (2021) Abbie VanSickle and Jamiles Lartey, The Marshall Project

‘Lost in this Evil’: The police code of silence claims a cop on the Bayou Brett Murphy, USA Today

Miyares plans to be ‘new sheriff in town’ as Virginia attorney general Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

Citing Stand-Your-Ground Law, DA Won’t File Charges in Kansas Teen’s Death Vimal Patel, New York Times

Why Aren’t Conservative Prosecutors Feeling the Heat Right Now? David Greenwald, Davis Vanguard

Bragg’s Policy Shift Causes Furor, Though Few Cases Would Be Affected Jonah E. Bromwich and Troy Closson, New York Times

Baltimore and Boston’s Non-Prosecution Policies Now at Grave Risk Rory Fleming, Filter Magazine

Jail Lengths of Stay Increasing Across the US: Report The Crime Report

Judge decries America’s “off the rails” punishment regime Tana Ganeva, Substack

Why a California Program Allowing Prosecutors to Shorten Prison Sentences Is Catching on in Red and Blue Counties Marisa Lagos, KQED

Will Utah Scrap the Death Penalty? David Dudley, The Crime Report

‘Just Mercy’ author urges Utah Legislature to abolish death penalty Bridger Beal-Cvetko, Deseret News

My wrongful conviction shows why Ohio should abolish the death penalty Joe D’Ambrosio,

No more ‘felon mom’; expungement bill championed by Middletown woman becomes law Jerry Carino, Asbury Park Press

Stars including Jay-Z call for end to use of rap lyrics as criminal evidence Ben Beaumont-Thomas, The Guardian

Two High-Powered Black Attorneys Confront a Justice System’s Flaws David Lat, New York Times

Notes on a Mugging Adam Shatz, New York Review of Books

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