Court Rules State Must Keep People Safe in Prison

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RALEIGH – A North Carolina Superior Court judge announced a ruling in favor of plaintiffs today, finding that plaintiffs were likely to win their claim that people incarcerated in North Carolina […]

COVID-19 in prisons and jails

Advocacy work during COVID-19: May 1, 2020 Judge Wants More Info on North Carolina Prison Conditions U.S. News & World Report See more news _______  

Social Distancing Impossible in Overcrowded Jails

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DRNC urges immediate action North Carolina jails are chronically overcrowded, making social distancing impossible. Jail overcrowding breaks down the basic function of the jails, according to the DOJ National Institute […]