Wilson Center Executive Director Thomas Maher has been appointed special master in the North Carolina litigation over the state prison system’s handling of COVID-19.
NAACP v. Cooper was filed earlier this year on behalf of several civil rights organizations, including … 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 →
Dr. Marvin Swartz brought some needed attention on a form of police misconduct that’s remained mostly out of the spotlight in a new guest post on NC Policy Watch.
The post, titled, “Concerns about police misconduct should spur reform, funding … Continue Reading →
The Duke Center for Science and Justice is cohosting an upcoming Duke Science & Society event as part of its Coronavirus Conversations series.
The virtual event is titled “Racial Bias in the Healthcare System and COVID Outcomes” and will start … 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 →