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Monday November 4, 2019

Why America needs a hate speech law Richard Stengel, Washington Post Here’s a Way Forward on Facial Recognition Barry Friedman and Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, New York Times After ICE Came to Morton, Mississippi Charles Bethea, The New Yorker Oklahoma approves largest single-day commutation in US history Kim Bellware, Washington Post Will Prosecutors Attempt to Neuter New York’s Bail Reforms? Scott Shackford, Reason Left Behind: Public Defenders Underpaid, Have Little Oversight (Mississippi) Seyma Bayram, Jackson Free Press Police chiefs propose ways to reduce ‘suicide by cop’ Tom Jackman, Washington Post

Crime Story Daily Highlights – Week 12

This is a curated selection of highlights from Crime Story Daily this week. On the criminal justice policy front: A new piece from the Atlantic profiles John Creuzot, the district attorney of Dallas County, Texas. As a progressive prosecutor in a Republican state, Creuzot – a longtime reformer, critic of mass incarceration, and advocate of restorative justice – has become a lightning rod for the national debate over how far prosecutors can go in trying to fix a broken system from the inside. Courthouse News reports that on Monday, former San Francisco DA George Gascón...

Friday November 1, 2019

‘You Promised You Wouldn’t Kill Me’ Kimberlé Crenshaw, New York Times Why Not Go to the Police? Christina Cauterucci, Slate Why Some Police Departments Are Leaving Federal Task Forces Simone Weichselbaum, The Marshall Project The Presidential Town Hall on Mass Incarceration Was a Historic Moment and a Missed Opportunity Alice Speri, The Intercept Chicago Police Department to change the way it investigates murders Sam Charles, Chicago Sun Times Why Prosecutors Should Add Restorative Justice to Their Toolbox Emily Mooney and Arthur Rizer, The Crime Report George Gascon Has...

Thursday October 31, 2019

Can We Build a Better Women’s Prison? Keri Blakinger, Washington Post Jails Seen as ‘Failing’ Needs of Incarcerated Women The Crime Report The Final Five Percent Tim Requarth, Longreads The Weeks After Getting Out Joseph Rodriguez, Washington Post Georgia Supreme Court grants inmate stay of execution Joshua Sharpe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Maryland approves $9 million settlement for five wrongly convicted men Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post Despite Common Belief, Floridians Can’t Always Get a Free Public Defender Jerry Iannelli, Miami New Times Minute by minute: 911 records paint picture...

Wednesday October 30, 2019

We’ve Normalized Prison Piper Kerman, Washington Post When Poor People Are Beaten for Seeking Help Mara Gay and Emma Goldberg, New York Times My GPS-Tracked Life on Parole James Baimbridge, The Marshall Project Before First Federal Execution in Years, Family of Victims Dissents (Arkansas) Campbell Robertson, New York Times ‘I wanted to prove people wrong and take ownership of my past’: Personal essays and art by formerly or currently incarcerated Americans Washington Post Ex-San Francisco DA Gascon Enters Race for Top LA Prosecutor Nathan Solis, Courthouse News Democratic Candidates Face...

Tuesday October 29, 2019

The First Presidential Town Hall Hosted by Formerly Incarcerated Leaders The Marshall Project Trump Slams Chicago Top Cop, Announces Commission on Police Challenges The Crime Report A Texas Prosecutor Fights for Reform Ariel Ramchandani, The Atlantic   Want to Vote? Pay Up. Joseph Williams, New Republic Officials Called It a Heart Attack. Inmates Saw a Bloody Beating. Jan Ransom, New York Times The Apology Letter John J. Lennon, Washington Post Leaving Prison at 72 Rick Rojas, New York Times Criminal justice reform can’t only enact neutral policies....