by Caroline Cox
Boer Deng and Dahlia Lithwick report in Slate on the upcoming Texas execution of a profoundly mentally ill man.
In The Washington Post, Katrina vanden Heuvel provides a hopeful vision of criminal justice system reform.
In The New York Times, Michael D. Shear previews President Obama's upcoming announcment on his executive action on immigration.
Ian Millhiser argues at Think Progress that the Supreme Court has previously said that President Obama has the necessary power to issue his immigration order.
At Vox, Sarah Kliff profiles Michael Cannon, the ardent Obamacare opponent who has led the new legal attack on the law.
Mychal Denzel Smith writes for The Nation that a failure to indict Darren Wilson will not stop the movement against police violence in the United States.