Coup Nation David A. Graham, The Atlantic

The Case Against the Oath Keepers Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yorker

The Oath Keepers Sedition Case Is A Major Milestone In The Jan. 6 Probe. Here’s What Comes Next. Zoe Tillman, BuzzFeed News

How Should Abolitionists Think About Consequences for Jan. 6? Tori Williams Douglass, Sojourners

Was Chicago Cop With Ties To Proud Boys, White Nationalism Ever Punished? 2 Years Later, City Won’t Say Alex V. Hernandez, Block Club Chicago

Portland Police Used a Proud Boy Meme in Their Training Materials. The Feds Want Answers Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone

‘Big, big shifts’: How Biden’s civil rights pros have reoriented the Justice Department Tierney Sneed, CNN

DOJ’s No. 2 says addressing violent crime and police misconduct is not ‘an either/or’ Evan Perez and Tierney Sneed, CNN

The Right Way to Stop Rising Crime in New York Editorial Board, New York Times

Eric Adams’ “Blueprint To End Gun Violence” Is a Trojan Horse Slate

Record Levels of Gun Violence and the Democrats’ Dilemma David Rohde, The New Yorker

Wrong, again, on bail Editorial Board, Albany Times-Union

Supreme Court Weighs Jailed Immigrants’ Rights to Bail Hearings Adam Liptak, New York Times

Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way Jay Reeves, AP News

A Texas Mother Could Be Executed in April. Was Her Child’s Death Really a Murder? Lise Olsen, Texas Observer

16 Men Died in New York City Jails Last Year. Who Were They? Michael Wilson and Chelsia Rose Marcius, New York Times

Will Biden finally intervene in the Rikers crisis? Sara Dorn, City & State NY

What’s Going to Happen to All the Art on Rikers? Diana Budds, New York Magazine

They were sentenced to life in prison. Who should decide if they get a second chance? Rebecca Tan and Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post

New head of prisons must embrace criminal justice reform Jason Pye, The Hill

Giving Former Incarcerees a ‘Fair Chance’ at a Decent Job Nicole Jarrett, The Crime Report

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