Thomas Maher, who has served as Executive Director at the Wilson Center, will be departing to return to private practice on January 1.
Maher, who has taught criminal trial practice to Duke Law students for nearly 30 years, joined the … Continue Reading →
Wake County Superior Court Judge Vince Rozier released the order today appointing Wilson Center Director Thomas Maher as a special master in ongoing litigation in how the state is handling COVID-19 in prisons.
You can read more about the case … Continue Reading →
A U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan cited research from the Wilson Center for Science and Justice in an order this week granting an incarcerated man compassionate release.
Desmond Reginal Rodgers was serving 200 months in prison … Continue Reading →
Join Duke Science & Society and our panel of experts in a discussion of how COVID-19 has spread through jails and prisons, how that is affecting not only inmates but also surrounding communities, what corrections officials are – and are … Continue Reading →
By Deniz Ariturk
Six months after the first nationwide shutdown, US prisons and jails continue to be top COVID hot spots. Case numbers have continued to increase rapidly in prisons even as they plateaued nationwide in early summer, and new … Continue Reading →
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed down the six students who worked with the Duke Center for Science and Justice this summer.
The summer fellowships and internships at the Center provide students an opportunity to learn new information and hone their … Continue Reading →
Ninety-eight people who are incarcerated in a federal prison in this country have died from COVID-19 in the past four months, and North Carolina is bearing the brunt of those losses with 25 deaths out of the Butner Federal Correctional … Continue Reading →