The Shocking Lack of Lawyers in Rural America Jessica Pishko

After defeats in 2019, a group of Texas lawmakers is teaming up to push criminal justice reform Jolie McCullough

Oakland Police Commission flexes muscle in ruling to fire five police officers Megan Cassidy

True Crime and the Satisfaction of the Unsolved Mystery Mike Hale

Laura Lippman on turning true crime into fiction: “Am I not appropriating somebody’s story?” Erin Keane

Death penalty trials have continued despite Newsom’s moratorium. The California Supreme Court could stop them Alene Tchekmedyian

Activist group sues Providence police over gang database (Rhode Island) Madeleine List

If You’re Poor in America, Debtor’s Prison is Real Charleston Chronicle

Philly DA Larry Krasner deserves support from media, legislature Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Long

‘Who Killed Garrett Phillips?’ is a masterful study in the evils of assumptions Hank Stuever

Report: Black men are biggest beneficiaries of the First Step Act Stacy M. Brown

Kroft: Prison Lawyer is “One of the Best Characters” in Decades of Reporting Jacqueline Kalil

Criminal expungements may be key to boosting minority participation in Michigan’s fledgling marijuana industry Natalie Broda

Two extraordinary exonerations show the failure of our justice system Washington Post Editorial Board

‘Like I’m crushed inside’: Trying to rebuild a life after 28 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit (Delaware) Michaelle Bond and Emilie Lounsberry

It’s ‘highly, highly unlikely’ KPD is documenting harassment, says policing expert (Tennessee) Tyler Whetstone

New book on mass killers is a disturbing eye opener Rubén Rosario