Cash Bail Was Never About Safety Melissa Gira Grant, New Republic

Democrats Run From Their Own Shadows Mara Gay, New York Times

The Growing Fight Against Solitary Confinement Michelle Chen, The Progressive

The Suspect Next Door Matthias Gafni, San Francisco Chronicle

Mississippi Mothers Want Answers About Sons’ Deaths Courthouse News

Maine public defense under scrutiny: Five things to know Samantha Hogan, Pine Tree Watch

Sonia Sotomayor Celebrates San Francisco’s New Progressive District Attorney Mark Joseph Stern, Slate

How George Gascón Wants to Reform Los Angeles and Achieve “The Lowest Level of Intervention” Daniel Nichanian, The Appeal

Can Artificial Intelligence Create a Fairer Justice System? Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Jussie Smollett case looms over reelection campaign for Chicago’s chief prosecutor Mark Guarino, Washington Post

I was in juvenile detention, so I know that locking up kids doesn’t work Krystal Seruya, NJ.com

Providence Police Gang Database Policy ‘Tramples Fundamental Constitutional Rights,’ Lawsuit Says Julia Rock and Lucas Smolcic Larson, The Appeal

Thanks to a new DNA analysis, a Georgia man is exonerated of rape and freed from prison after 17 years Jason Hanna and Nick Valencia, CNN