The Detroit News posted an opinion piece penned by Jonathan Sacks that examines the COVID pandemic and Michigan’s prisons as a humanitarian crisis.

This is a humanitarian crisis. Every day at the State Appellate Defender Office, we hear of clients who have tested positive and even died. William Garrison died weeks before his parole. Richard Palombo died after he presented evidence exonerating an innocent man.

Incarcerated people with symptoms or who have tested positive report being housed with others who are not yet sick. They tell us they are not being cared for and are scared for their lives

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