High court sides with DOC on prison COVID rules 

SJC says agency did not have to depopulate prisons 

THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT ruled Thursday that the Department of Correction has not been “deliberately indifferent” to inmates’ health during the COVID pandemic, because it took precautions and, most significantly, offered COVID vaccines to all inmates.  Attorneys for prisoners had argued that the department should have done more to release prisoners because of the health(...)

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