Daniel Downs, Ph.D., Senior Statistical Criminologist

The staggering impact of COVID-19 on the American justice system

Despite COVID-19 cases plateauing in many areas, the coronavirus remains a distinct challenge for the criminal justice system.

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New Data Analyzes Impact of COVID-19 on Jail Populations

The criminal justice system faces a unique challenge to contain the spread of COVID-19 as the virus continues to spread throughout the United States. Jails in particular are at a higher risk for spreading COVID-19.

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