Discussion of Strategies for Jails, Prisons, and Oversight Bodies During the COVID-19 Crisis

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 4 EDT, NACOLE brought together national experts, members of the oversight community and others to share information about what jurisdictions across the country are doing to address COVID-19 in jails and prisons, strategies for reducing jail and prison populations, important COVID-19 policy recommendations, practices across the country, and what the current crisis says about the past, present and future of American carceral policy. 


Additional Resources: 

UCLA School of Law's open source spreadsheet tracking COVID-19 Correctional Policies & Responses (Dolovich): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1X6uJkXXS-O6eePLxw2e4JeRtM41uPZ2eRcOA_HkPVTk/edit?usp=sharing

Compilation of statutory release powers (Littman): https://t.co/UeGOB317xK?amp=1

NYU Center on the Administration of Criminal Law's spreadsheet on gubernatorial reprieve powers across the fifty states: https://www.law.nyu.edu/sites/default/files/Reprieve%20Power%20%28to%20post%29%20.pdf

Guidance for Sheriffs and Jails (Deitch)

Presenter Bios