The Making of the Surveillance State Andrew Lanham, New Republic

How Democracies Spy on Their Citizens Ronan Farrow, The New Yorker

The Brooklyn subway attack shows the surveillance state won’t save you Jeva Lange, The Week

Police surveillance and facial recognition: Why data privacy is imperative for communities of color Nicol Turner Lee and Caitlin Chin, Brookings

‘We Knew It Was Coming’: Police-Reform Advocates in Grand Rapids, Mich., Had Been Bracing for a Death Like Patrick Lyoya’s Janell Ross, Time Magazine

US police have killed nearly 600 people in traffic stops since 2017, data shows Sam Levin, The Guardian

Cities Try to Turn the Tide on Police Traffic Stops David D. Kirkpatrick, Steve Eder, and Kim Barker, New York Times

Supreme Court Debates Whether Miranda Warnings Are a Constitutional Right Adam Liptak, New York Times

Can you sue the police for Miranda violations? Court will wrestle with rules, rights, and remedies for wrongs. Lenese Herbert, SCOTUSblog

The Supreme Court won’t stop racial discrimination in capital trials. Mark Joseph Stern, Slate

An innocent man is on death row. Alabama officials seem OK with that. Kyle Whitmire,

Why Is Toforest Johnson Still on Alabama’s Death Row? Drayton Nabers Jr., Alabama Daily News

Melissa Lucio will be executed in just a few days if Texas officials don’t block this injustice Valena Beety, USA Today

122 Immigrants Face the US Death Penalty. Only 2 of Those Sentences Honor International Law. Matt Nadel, Boston Review

As inflation keeps rising, more small-time thefts count as felonies Russell Contreras, Axios

Too Many People Are Locked Up for Small Thefts (2021) Editorial Board, New York Times

A rural prosecutor pledged reform. Critics say he delivered disaster. Karin Brulliard, Washington Post

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