‘Complete chaos’: How the coronavirus pandemic is upending the criminal justice system Kristine Phillips, USA Today

Coronavirus makes jails and prisons potential death traps. That puts us all in danger Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

Police Powers During a Pandemic: Constitutional, but Not Unlimited Damon Root, Reason

This Chart Shows Why The Prison Population Is So Vulnerable to COVID-19 Weihua Li and Nicole Lewis, The Marshall Project

Coronavirus Has Arrived at Rikers Island: Inside New York City Jails, Where the Pandemic Is Set to Explode Nick Pinto, The Intercept

A Rikers Island Doctor Speaks Out to Save Her Elderly Patients from the Coronavirus Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker

In Prison, ‘Precautionary Quarantine’ is Just Another Name for Lockdown Tomas Keen, The Crime Report

As COVID-19 Spreads In South Florida, Miami-Dade Police Department Instructs Officers To Issue Citations For All Misdemeanor Offenses Jerry Iannelli, The Appeal

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stops another scheduled execution because of the coronavirus Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Philly DA said death-row inmate is ‘likely innocent.’ Now his case is delayed by the coronavirus. Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Despite Risk of Spreading Virus, Judges Continue to Impose Cash Bail in Pennsylvania Joshua Vaughn, The Appeal

North Carolina Prisoners Still Working in Chicken Plants, Despite Coronavirus Fears Joseph Neff, The Marshall Project

ICE Detainees Launch Hunger Strike Over Coronavirus Fears (New Jersey) Brendan O’Connor, The Appeal

Why Prosecutors Need to Understand the Impact of Trauma Shonna Carlson, The Crime Report

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