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COVID-19 & the Criminal Justice System

Incarcerated People Face Potential Disaster During Outbreak

With more than 2 million prisoners held in thousands of detention centers across the U.S., advocates for the incarcerated have been sounding the alarm about the dangers posed to this vulnerable population during the current pandemic. Ivette Feliciano spoke with lawyers, activists and families with loved ones in prison, who say detention centers are the perfect breeding ground for the outbreak.


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