For those in jail, COVID-19 could be death sentence

Legal groups appeal to the SJC to intervene

LEGAL GROUPS, including the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, have made an urgent plea to the state’s highest court. “There are about 16,500 human beings in our prisons and jails,” they wrote in a court filing. “None of them have been sentenced to death. Yet, without aggressive and immediate intervention, COVID-19 will likely kill(...)

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