Sonja B. Starr

Starr discusses early release as Covid-19 takes hold in incarcerated populations

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"Why people are being released from jails and prisons during the pandemic" - Vox. 4/3/2020.

"Once (the virus is) there, it will spread like wildfire because there's basically no way in the crowded conditions that exist in current jails and prisons to implement social distancing," said Sonja Starr, PSC Faculty Associate. "We do not have the luxury of time here, and we do not have the luxury of being able to just take small steps and hope that this problem is going to go away."

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