The Biggest Threat to Trans Kids in Texas is Child Protective Services Roxanna Asgarian, Slate

Texas Is Once Again Framing Trans Health Care As Child Abuse Claire Lampen, New York Magazine

Texas Investigates Parents Over Care for Transgender Youth, Suit Says J. David Goodman and Amanda Morris, New York Times

As families of trans kids fear state investigation, advocacy groups are suing Texas Orion Rummler, The 19th

Vigilante justice takes the culture war to the streets Renée Loth, Boston Globe

Prosecutors Open Arguments Against Defendant in First Jan. 6 Trial Alan Feuer, New York Times

First Jan. 6 defendant pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy in Capitol attack Tom Jackman and Rachel Weiner, Washington Post

The First Trial of a Capitol Riot Defendant: A Shock-and-Awe Campaign of Video, Audio, and Other Digital Evidence Roger Parloff, Lawfare

Many Capitol riot cases could hinge on 1st trial’s outcome Michael Kunzelman, Los Angeles Times

How Do You Seat A Jan. 6 Jury When Everyone Knows Something About It? Zoe Tillman, BuzzFeed News

‘So Much Hatred’: Jury Foreman Shaken by Evidence in Arbery Trial Richard Fausset and Tariro Mzezewa, New York Times

Office of Inspector General finds ‘strong evidence’ of ‘race-based disparities’ in CPD stops, use of force Paige Fry, Chicago Tribune

What Do We Really Know About the National Sheriffs Association? Jessica Pishko, Slate

Biden draws bipartisan applause for calls to ‘fund the police’ Ben Leonard, Politico

New Law Overhauling NY’s Parole System Is Being Ignored, Lawyers Say Troy Closson, New York Times

When It Comes to Reporting Deaths of Incarcerated People, Most States Break the Law M. Forrest Behne, Craig Waleed, Meghan Peterson, and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, The Appeal

How Brutal Beatings on Rikers Island Were Hidden From Public View Jan Ransom and William K. Rashburn, New York Times

‘I just want justice for him’ – family, friends demand answers after sudden death at Rikers Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist

New Psych Units at Rikers Delayed Despite Renewed Focus on Mental Health and Justice Reuven Blau, The City

Will Biden Step Up on Solitary Confinement? Veronica Riccobene and Jean Casella, The Appeal

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