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Crime Story Daily Highlights — Week 10

This is a curated selection of highlights from Crime Story Daily this week. On the criminal justice policy front: the Guardian reports that last Friday, California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a statewide ban on private prisons. The ban, which also applies to companies that hold immigrant detainees for ICE, is likely to set off yet another legal battle between California and the Trump administration. And the New York Times writes that on Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard the case of Lee Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, DC region with a series of deadly attacks in the fall...

Friday October 18, 2019

Elijah Cummings Mourned as Champion of Justice Reform The Crime Report Supreme Court Hears Case of Lee Malvo, Sniper Who Terrorized DC Adam Liptak, New York Times New York can now bring charges against presidential pardon recipients Bill Mahoney, Politico Inside the “Most Incarcerated” Zip Code in the Country Caleb Gayle, New Republic The Making of the American Gulag Stuart Schrader, Boston Review What Cars Can Teach Us About New Policing Technologies Sarah Seo, New York Review of Books Rikers Would Close in...

Thursday October 17, 2019

Atatiana Jefferson was a victim of law-and-order rhetoric Radley Balko, Washington Post A Liberal Legal Movement Is Stirring at Last Matt Ford, New Republic Hundreds of police officers have been labeled liars. Some still help send people to prison. Steve Reilly and Mark Nichols, USA Today Netflix and Ava DuVernay Sued by Police Interrogation Firm Gene Maddaus, Variety William Barr Attacked Progressive Prosecutors. His Virginia Neighbors May Just Elect One. Ryan Reilly, Huffington Post Senators Revive Effort to Create Criminal Justice Commission Ted Gest, The Crime Report

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Fort Worth police officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson arrested on murder charge Tasha Tsiaperas, WFAA Latest deadly police shooting raises questions about tactics Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press ‘We’re tired of this.’ Black community leaders speak after woman killed by officer. Jack Howland, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Rhode Island Police Don’t Just Make Arrests. Some Also Act As Prosecutors. Julia Rock and Harry August, The Appeal Why are Pennsylvania judges sentencing people on probation for debts they won’t ever be able to pay? Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer LAPD will drastically cut back...

Tuesday October 15, 2019

A Fort Worth Cop Killed A Black Woman Inside Her Home After Her Neighbor Called Police Because Her Door Was Open Ryan Mac and David Mack, BuzzFeed News California governor signs ban on private prisons, setting up fight with Trump Darwin BondGraham, The Guardian Who Would Firebomb a Homeless Encampment? (Los Angeles) Daniel Hernandez, New York Times New York City to Cut Jail Population in Half by 2026: Report NBC New York Supreme Court to consider whether sniper Lee Boyd Malvo should be resentenced Tom Jackman, Washington Post In...

Monday October 14, 2019

What the LAPD recruitment ad on Breitbart says about the department’s history Max Felker-Kantor, Washington Post Chicago’s Dismal Murder Solve Rate Even Worse When Victims Are Black Chip Mitchell, NPR How the Secretive “Discipline” Process for Federal Prosecutors Buries Misconduct Cases Brooke Williams, Samata Joshi, and Shawn Musgrave, The Intercept NYC Council Passes Surprise Measure to Close Rikers Jail Amanda Ottaway, Courthouse News A Floating Jail Was Supposed to Be Temporary. That Was 27 Years Ago. Matthew Haag, New York Times Women All Over the Country Are Suing Police for...