The Purgatory of Parole Incarcerations During the Coronavirus Crisis Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker

The Bureau of Prisons must do more to flatten the curve Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA), The Hill

‘Pacing and Praying’: Jailed Youths Seek Release as Virus Spreads Erica L. Green, New York Times

Hostages Behind Bars: Why COVID-19 Fuels Tensions in Prisons Tomas Keen, The Crime Report

“Covid Breached the Wall and Killed A Man Yesterday” Dino Caroselli with John J. Lennon, The Marshall Project

Want to Know How Fast Coronavirus Can Spread in Prison? Look at Arkansas. Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

Nurses Warn COVID-19 Cases At Cook County Jail Aren’t Just Staying Behind Bars Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ

State to release nearly 1,000 nonviolent prison inmates early to limit COVID-19 spread (Washington) Alfred Charles, KOMO

Legal Aid Wins Release of 51 More Persons Held at Rikers Island on Alleged Parole Violations Jane Wester, New York Law Journal

A DC public defender describes terrible conditions at the city’s jail Radley Balko, Washington Post

Florida inmates will start making masks. For now, only guards will get virus protection Martin Vassolo and Samantha J. Gross, Miami Herald

Tennessee Rethinks Bail to Avert Disaster of ‘Biblical Proportions’ Cassandra Stephenson, The Crime Report

Death penalty states urged to release stockpiled drugs for Covid-19 patients Ed Pilkington, The Guardian

Murder Victim’s Mother Begs Court to Release Death Row Inmate Likely Sick With COVID-19 Jordan Smith, The Intercept