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Opinion: California must reduce jail and prison populations to fight COVID-19 — and racism

Fighting against COVID-19 in prisons and jails with decarceration and improvements in health care won’t just control outbreaks, it is also fighting racism. Put simply, during a worldwide pandemic of historic proportions, police, prosecutors, judges and parole officers can’t conduct business as usual.
Nov 6, 2020

Fighting against COVID-19 in prisons and jails with decarceration and improvements in health care won’t just control outbreaks, it is also fighting racism. Put simply, during a worldwide pandemic of historic proportions, police, prosecutors, judges and parole officers can’t conduct business as usual.