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December 9, 2020

Lots of great updates from CCJ's National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice

Cropped-ccj_nationalcommissioncovid_finallogo_halfreverse-small-2noted here a few month ago that the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) had launched an important, timely and impressive new commission titled the "National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice" and headed by two former US Attorneys General.  That commission has already helped support and has produced a number of important works (examples here and here), and I see that the commission now has a lot of new/updated work linked on the bottom of this webpage.  Here are links to what's there:

Impact Report: COVID-19 and Crime

Two researchers evaluating crime trends in 27 American cities during the pandemic and social unrest over police violence presented new findings through October 2020 in a report for the Commission.

Impact Report: COVID-19 and Jails

A report by researchers with the NYU Public Safety Lab, based on data from 375 jails across 39 states, examined changes in jail populations, their composition, and rebooking trends from Jan. 1 through late October.

Impact Report: COVID-19 and Prisons

Advancing knowledge about the impacts of COVID-19 on state and federal prisons, a report to the Commission updates a previous report on rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in correctional facilities and describes differences in such rates among states.

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