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Wednesday August 7, 2019

We Have a White Nationalist Terrorist Problem New York Times Editorial Board “When you see me on the news, you’ll know who I am” Jon Marcus, Nieman Reports Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes PBS News Hour The women transfixed by violent crime Alice Robb, New Statesman Facial Recognition Bans: Coming Soon to a City Near You Blake Montgomery, The Daily Beast AI experts slam ‘predictive policing,’ warn it could fuel fears that drive mass incarceration Edwin Santos, NosyMedia

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Resuming Executions Puts US on the Wrong Side of History Nicole Austin-Hillery, Human Rights Watch Barr’s talking points on the death penalty are misleading Hannah Cox, The Hill For Trump and Barr, Executions Are a Statement Andrea Lyon, The Atlantic Racist Is a Tough Little Word John McWhorter, The Atlantic 50 States of True Crime Tina Jordan and Ross MacDonald, New York Times NY District Attorneys Formally Move to Strike Down Prosecutorial Watchdog Law Dan Clark, New York Law Journal

Monday August 5, 2019

Beyond One-Liners: A Guide to the Democratic Debate on Criminal Justice Reform The Marshall Project Victims, Families and America’s Thirst for True-Crime Stories Britt Peterson, Washington Post 2 Brothers, Same Crime: Why One Got Out First Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, New York Times Who Will Hold the Police Accountable? Ted Alcorn, The Atlantic The Vanishing of Federal Sentencing Decisions Brian Jacobs, Forbes Two dozen Philly academics: Inky coverage undermines criminal justice reform Brian Hickey, Philly Voice What Orange Is the New...

Friday August 2, 2019

Texas House Members Launch Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Caucus Becky Fogel Criminal Justice Reform Savings Save Louisiana $12+ Million Brandon Comeaux Jim Crow’s Last Stand (Louisiana) Sean Mattison Koch exec, Black Lives Matter in group pushing prison reform Don Thompson and Adam Beam Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Signs Major Juvenile Sentencing Reform Bill Rebecca Ellis A 24-Year-Old Is Accused of Killing a Mob Boss. It Gets Weirder From There. Amanda Arnold Congressional Marijuana Hearing Highlights Fault Line In Legalization...

Thursday August 1, 2019

It’s time to take politics out of sentence enhancements Los Angeles Times Editorial Board 13 Philadelphia cops first to be fired for racist, homophobic Facebook posts Orion Rummler Washington Supreme Court sends murder, assault case back to trial court after allegations of jury bias Evan Bush Stop Treating Domestic Violence Differently From Other Crimes Leigh Goodmark Lifetime doubles down on true crime with Jeffrey Epstein documentary, R. Kelly follow-up Bill Keveney When it Comes to Police Misconduct, Body-Worn Camera Videos Are Slow...

Wednesday July 31, 2019

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...