The ethics of incarceration during a pandemic

A “disaster waiting to happen” in crowded prisons. The tension in a community that’s on the frontlines of the fight against the coronavirus but reluctant to shut down the economy. And how the virus is separating extended families.
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Amid fears that the coronavirus will be particularly deadly in the crowded prisons and jails, counties and states are releasing thousands of inmates. But there are still millions incarcerated. 



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