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"31,000 Prisoners Sought Compassionate Release During COVID-19. The Bureau of Prisons Approved 36.," by Keri Blakinger and Joseph Neff, The Marshall Project, June 11, 2021
"Attorney General Merrick Garland: 52% of federal inmates in America are now vaccinated for COVID-19," Yahoo News, June 09, 2021
"Lessons Learned From COVID Came at 'Too Great a Cost' to Ignore: Ex-AG," by Michael Gelb, The Crime Report, June 04, 2021
"Even After Vaccine, Federal Prisons Still Have COVID-19 Concerns," by Walter Pavlo, Forbes, May 31, 2021
"Some U.S. states have higher vaccination rates inside prisons than outside.," by Ann Hinga Klein, New York Times, June 01, 2021
"A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons," The Marshall Project, May 28, 2021
"How New York State Let Covid-19 Run Rampant in Prisons," by Akash Mehta, The Nation, May 24, 2021
"Vaccinations are lagging at many U.S. prisons, where major virus outbreaks have been common.," by Ann Hinga Klein and Maura Turcotte, New York Times, May 22, 2021
"As Federal Home Confinement Policy Nears Potential End, South Florida Inmates Face Uncertainty," by Catalina Garcia, WLRN, May 19, 2021
"Zoom Verdict Overturned: Was Witness Coached Off-Camera During Remote Hearing?," by Charles Toutant, National Law Journal, May 17, 2021
"Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions," by Sarah Jarvis, Law360, May 12, 2021
"A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons," The Marshall Project, May 14, 2021
"Most prison staff refuse COVID vaccine — should California let them?," by Byrhonda Lyons, CalMatters, May 11, 2021
"D.C. jail to relax coronavirus restrictions, end nearly 24-hour daily lockdown," by Clarence Williams, Washington Post, May 13, 2021
"COVID-19 and Vaccine Mistrust Behind Bars," by Lawrence Bartley and Donald Washington, Jr., The Marshall Project, May 14, 2021