Resource: The COVID-19 Crisis in Federal Detention – Fact Sheet, December 2020

The Sentencing Resource Counsel for the Federal Defenders has released an updated fact sheet about the impact of COVID-19 in the federal prison system. It is a fascinating and disturbing account of the death toll within BOP and the lack of leadership and oversight that has contributed to a deadly crisis for our clients in federal custody. The fact sheet includes links to other resources on point and contains particularly useful data for those fighting for compassionate or pretrial release. Find it here:

Author: COFPD

Federal Public Defender's Office for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming