Philly’s experiments with progressive criminal justice lend evidence to public safety debate David Rudovsky, Philadelphia Inquirer

Why are the Feds Arresting More Non-Citizens? Andrew Calderón and Weihua Li, The Marshall Project

North Carolina Sheriffs Win a Round Against ICE David Graham, The Atlantic

Prosecutors are mainly to blame for the criminal justice crisis David D’Amato, The Hill

Criminal justice reform had a bipartisan minute. Then 2020 reared its head Mary Curtis, Roll Call

New Bureau of Prisons leadership should focus on rehabilitation Mark Holden, Washington Examiner

‘Police must first do no harm’: How one of the nation’s roughest cities is reshaping use-of-force tactics (New Jersey) Deanna Paul, Washington Post

Louisiana Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Wants to Roll Back Criminal-Justice Reform Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine

Why you’ll no longer find ‘convicted felons’ in San Francisco Jackie Salo, New York Post

Former Federal Police Officer Sentenced to 27 Years to Life in Murder Case NBC Los Angeles

Judge finds ‘Hollywood Ripper’ Michael Gargiulo sane at time of knife attacks Alene Tchekmedyian, Los Angeles Times

Why are women so captivated by tales of murder? Nora Caplan-Bricker, Washington Post

A Plagiarism Scandal Shakes Up the True-Crime Podcast World Nicholas Quah, Vulture

After Mindhunter, Watch Out for These 7 True-Crime Projects Yohana Desta, Vanity Fair

ID preps true crime series set in Colorado’s “Prison Valley” Frederick Blichert, RealScreen