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Friday August 16, 2019

Philly police shooting recap: Gunman had AR-15 and handgun, officers identified, McSwain-Krasner sniping Philadelphia Inquirer Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform Salvador Rizzo, Washington Post The complicated legacy of ‘broken windows’ policing Michael Jonas, Commonwealth Magazine How Can Rethinking Policing Reverse the Mass Incarceration Epidemic? Shani Saxon, Color Lines Biden in 1976: Criminals should be punished instead of rehabilitated Alana Goodman, Washington Examiner Elizabeth Warren Suggests She’d Repeal Biden’s 1994 Crime Bill Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast

Thursday August 15, 2019

Epstein’s Death Highlights A Staffing Crisis in Federal Prisons Justin George and Weihua Li, The Marshall Project Jeffrey Epstein Death: 2 Guards Slept Through Checks and Falsified Records Katie Benner and Danielle Ivory, New York Times Jeffrey Epstein and the Myth of “Justice” in America Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic Thirty-Two Short Stories About Death in Prison Ken White, The Atlantic Attorney General Barr Does Not Approve of Your Kinder, Gentler Elected District Attorneys Scott Shackford, Reason It’s been 5 years since...

Wednesday August 14, 2019

A Trump-Appointed Prosecutor Is Lobbying Against DC’s Modest Criminal Justice Reform Mark Joseph Stern, Slate In Short-Staffed Jail, Epstein Was Left Alone for Hours; Guard Was Substitute Ali Watkins, Katie Benner, and Danielle Ivory, New York Times Jeffrey Epstein suicide casts spotlight on federal prison system riven by staff shortages, violence, sexual harassment Kevin Johnson, USA Today Instead of investing money into police departments, let’s put it towards communities Jennifer Cobbina, The Hill NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell...

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s Death Underlines A Nationwide Problem Jesselyn Cook, Huffington Post Why Wasn’t Jeffrey Epstein on Suicide Watch When He Died? Ali Watkins, New York Times Walmart removes violent video game displays from its stores. The gun displays will stay. Matthew Gutierrez, Washington Post A Lynch Mob of One Ibram Kendi, The Atlantic ‘American Crime Story’ To Give Monica Lewinsky The Chance To ‘Reclaim Her Narrative’ Alysia Stevenson, Femestella Running to Put San Quentin Behind Him Patricia Leigh Brown, New York Times

Monday August 12, 2019

White Supremacist Attacks Have Grown Deadlier During Trump’s Presidency Mark Follman, Mother Jones President Bill Clinton: Reinstate the Assault Weapons Ban Now Bill Clinton, TIME For Years, the Federal Death Penalty Has Been a Thing of the Past. That’s Where It Should Stay. Ames Grawert, Brennan Center for Justice The Revelations of Meek Mill’s Legal Limbo Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic Inside the Relentless Private Investigation That Granted Meek Mill a New Trial Brady Langmann, Esquire Inmates’ Videos Shine a Light on Life...

Friday August 9, 2019

Cyntoia Brown Is Free Steven Hale, Nashville Scene Cyntoia Brown and Our Twisted System Donovan Ramsey, The Marshall Project She Was Found Strangled in a Well, and Now She Has a Name Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic As Shootings Spike in Northern Brooklyn, NYPD and Prosecutors Collide Ali Watkins, New York Times $1.7-billion jail project could be scrapped by LA County to focus on mental health Matt Stiles, Los Angeles Times Barclays Is Latest to Cut Finance Ties With Private Prisons Elizabeth Rembert,...