Brennan Center for Justice

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protesters hold a banner reading COVID BEHIND BARS = DEATH at a rally on Rikers Island in New York City on June 19, 2020. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"With additional decarceral efforts, many further infections can be prevented in the... cities analyzed and many others."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Faith leaders and activists hold signs during a public memorial in front of the Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse to honor victims of Covid-19 that have died while incarcerated on May 12, 2020 in San Francisco.
The number of known cases in the facilities has doubled since mid-May to over...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A sign directed voters to a polling location during the Florida presidential primary on March 17, 2020 at Miami Beach City Hall in Miami Beach, Florida. People headed to the polls to vote for their Republican and Democratic choice in their parties’ respective primaries during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Advocates for restoring the voting rights of people with past convictions...