Overcrowding, medical inadequacies, sexual assault, solitary confinement and other threats to the health and safety of both prisoners and guards proliferate in U.S. prisons and jails.  Cruel, degrading and inhumane conditions of confinement must end.

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Aug 6, 2020

As coronavirus spreads through nation’s jails and prisons, lawmakers demand more transparency on toll
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Aug 5, 2020

MY FRIEND DIED IN SAN QUENTIN DUE TO COVID-19. HIS DEATH WAS ENTIRELY PREVENTABLE.
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The New York Times
Aug 5, 2020

Split 5 to 4, Supreme Court Rules for California Jail Over Virus Measures

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