Talking Points Memo: "Democracy is in trouble," judge says at Capitol attacker's sentencing hearing.
The New York Times: Biden administration agrees people released from prison during pandemic must return.
Vice: ShotSpotter sends armed police into neighborhoods; critics question its accuracy.
“The system is telling police that every time they go out in response to a ShotSpotter alert they should assume that anybody in the vicinity is armed and they’ve just fired a weapon,” Jonathan Manes, an attorney with the MacArthur Justice Center at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law who has studied ShotSpotter in the city, told Motherboard. “The system is telling police officers that anybody in the area is a mortal threat. Following up on those alerts is creating a dangerous situation, and it’s happening 61 times a day in the city of Chicago.”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bills would lower concealed carry age to 18.
Reuters: U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland issues broad ban on seizing journalists' records.
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