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COVID-19 in Jails and Prisons: ​Reducing Populations to Reduce Spread
Across the country, public defenders and civil rights advocates are seeking to release inmates in jails and prisons to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in these facilities. This program will look at how these efforts have proceeded in both states and the federal criminal justice systems, discussing failures, successes and impact, as well as the potential long term effects of the pandemic for criminal justice reform.