Ellen A. Wiencek analyzes how federal courts have responded to plea bargains that waive compassionate release following the First Step Act.
Betsy J. Grey argues nursing homes should be held accountable for failures to use mitigation measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pandemic has changed how courts operate. Angela Chang examines the pitfalls of remote proceedings—and how courts, parties, and jurors might combat them.
Valena Beety and Brandon Garrett present a timely series at the intersection of criminal justice and the coronavirus pandemic.
Sharon Dolovich explores how the criminal justice system has responded—or not—to COVID-19 in America's prisons.
Maybell Romero argues that the pandemic has shown, more clearly than ever, why police should be treated as a disease vector.
Valena E. Beety explains how courts might deploy an obscure but powerful equitable tool to release the dual pressures of pandemic and social turmoil.
Deniz Ariturk, William E. Crozier, and Brandon L. Garrett survey the transformation wrought by virtual court proceedings.
Pamela Metzger and Gregory Guggenmos show how rural communities have long struggled with the distance, scale, and scarcity that the pandemic has now brought to more populous places.
Barry Friedman and Robin Tholin argue that restraining the pandemic will require judicious application of government power.