Covid-19 News

CDCR ANNOUNCES PLAN TO COMBAT COVID -19 INCLUDING THE EXPIDITED RELEASE OF INMATES

CDCR ANNOUNCES PLAN TO COMBAT COVID -19 INCLUDING THE EXPIDITED RELEASE OF INMATES By Sean R. Francis, M.S.President, Justice Solutions of America, Inc. As the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation struggles to contain the spred of COVID-19 within their institutions they have, like many states, turned to releasing offenders who likely will pose no …

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons Response to COVID – 19

By Sean R. Francis, MS President, Justice Solutions of America, Inc. COVID-19 has quickly become a worldwide pandemic and has plunged the United States into a national emergency not seen in recent times. According to the CDC the virus is spread through person to person transmission. Generally, this is recognized as people who are “in …

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How State Prisons Are Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Sean R. Francis, M.S. President, Justice Solutions of America, Inc. The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have caught the entire world off guard but nowhere is that more apparent than in our nation’s jails and prisons. Indeed, the recent outbreak has placed a number of measures, once considered unthinkable, on the table in an attempt …

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UTAH FEDERAL COURT FINDS FIRST STEP ACT ALLOWS REDUCTION OF STACKED SENTENCES

By Sean R. Francis, M.S.President, Justice Solutions of America In what is sure to be one of many cases asking the federal courts to clarify the scope of the First Step Act (FSA), the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah has found that the FSA allows judicial relief for stacked sentences. Mandatory minimums …

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