Why the 2020 Criminal Justice Debate Is Completely Different Timothy Williams and Thomas Kaplan, New York Times

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Jacqueline Mroz, New York Times

Man Accused of Shooting 6 Philadelphia Police Officers Was Federal Informant Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal

‘Lord forgive ‘em’: Larry Swearingen executed despite claims of innocence Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle

Why federal prisons like the one where Epstein was held aren’t held accountable Aviva Stahl, Columbia Journalism Review

Addicted to Fines Mike Maciag, Governing

The unjust power of police unions Joel Mathis, The Week

An Alabama Man on Death Row Says He Is Innocent. Will He Get a New Trial? Lauren Gill, The Appeal

Georgia justices consider whether new trial warranted for 1976 murder Bill Rankin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Public defenders to use generous plea deal offered to billionaire Henry Nicholas as model for future plea deal requests Riley Snyder, Nevada Independent

I’m proof criminal justice reforms should invest in education Ronnie Hopkins, Statesman

The case of the missing tattoos: Altered photo lineup by Portland police draws objection Maxine Bernstein, Oregon Live

The United States of Wrongdoing: 50 Great Books About True Crimes Liberty Hardy, BookRiot

Popular ‘Crime Junkie’ Podcast Removes Episodes After Plagiarism Accusation Derrick Bryson Taylor and Christine Hauser, New York Times