High History and Low Politics on Day One of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearing John Cassidy, The New Yorker

Takeaways from Ketanji Brown Jackson’s first day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tierney Sneed and Lauren Fox, CNN

GOP venting, 2024 auditions and a historic moment: Highlights from Day 1 of Ketanji Brown Jackson hearing Sahil Kapur, NBC News

Senator Hawley’s Disingenuous Attack against Judge Jackson’s Record on Child Pornography Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

The Right to Counsel Shouldn’t Be Controversial Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Slate

The End of Public Defenders Matthew Caldwell, Inquest

Abolish the Debt Sentence Ruqaiyah Zarook, The Nation

Court fees can criminalize poverty, major study finds Hassan Kanu, Reuters

California considers cash bail unconstitutional, but it’s still crushing families here (2021) Manuel Galindo, San Francisco Chronicle

Progressive Democrats furious over Gov. Hochul’s cash bail reform plan Jon Campbell, Gothamist

Push for More Restrictive Bail Law Gains a Key Ally: Gov. Hochul Luis Ferré-Sadurní, Grace Ashford, and Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times

NYC comptroller: Don’t blame bail reform for higher crime Michael R. Sisak, AP News

Crime Went Down During the Pandemic. But Cities Got More Dangerous. Henry Grabar, Slate

Shelter gangs and a serial killer: Covid crime surge leaves New York’s unhoused more vulnerable Edward Helmore, The Guardian

Behind the Killings of Homeless Men, Portraits of 3 Lives Derailed Andy Newman, Campbell Robertson, Samira Asma-Sadeque, and Ashley Southall, New York Times

A Turbulent Mind (2018) John J. Lennon and Bill Keller, The Marshall Project

A Tale of Two Cities Caryn York, New York Magazine

Mass Incarceration: A Syllabus JSTOR Daily

‘He Got a Cigarette Stuck in His Neck, and He Took It Like a Man.’ Sarah Weinman, New York Times

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