• COVID-19 Law and Policy Briefings, Series One: Impacts and Implications for US Prisons

      George Consortium; Center for Health Policy and Law (Northeastern University School of Law); Center for Public Health Law Research (Temple University Beasley School of Law); APHA Law Section (2020-03-31)
      As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, vulnerable populations like those in the US prison system are at particular risk. This live COVID-19 Law and Policy Briefing will describe the current situation and explore legal issues of COVID-19 in jails and prisons. These include the steps prisons and jails may take to protect inmate populations and employees, the rights prisoners have to care and prevention, and what happens next for prisoners who are released.