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Category: Prisons and Jails

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Day 8 of 15 | Criminal Justice

Today, nearly 40 percent of incarcerated people report having a disability. DRNC’s Criminal Justice…

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Court Rules State Must Keep People Safe in Prison

RALEIGH – A North Carolina Superior Court judge announced a ruling in favor of plaintiffs today, fin…

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Increased outbreaks in correctional facilities because social distancing is impossible

North Carolina prisons and jails are petri dishes for corona virus. “COVID-19 will spread like wildf…

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COVID-19 in prisons and jails

Advocacy work during COVID-19: May 1, 2020 Judge Wants More Info on North Carolina Prison Conditions…

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Social Distancing Impossible in Overcrowded Jails

DRNC urges immediate action North Carolina jails are chronically overcrowded, making social distanci…