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Study Released by National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice Finds Coronavirus Infection, Death Rates in Prison Vary Widely Among States

September 2, 2020

Separate report finds that local jail populations decreased an average of 31% early in the pandemic before rising again in May.

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Former U.S. Attorneys General Gonzales and Lynch to Lead National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice

July 28, 2020

Diverse expert panel will assess pandemic’s impacts and produce roadmap for immediate and long-term reforms.

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Diverse in Expertise and Perspective, CCJ Members Serve as Media Resource for Broad Range of Topics

June 17, 2020

With more than 175 members from across the criminal justice field, the Council on Criminal Justice serves as an expert resource for journalists covering everything from policing and crime trends to corrections, the courts, reentry, urban violence, and substance abuse, as well as the politics of reform and broader context of social and racial justice.Members…

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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