061: Recidivism Series Part 6: Recidivism, COVID-19, and Jail Populations

  • Apr 6, 2020

061: Recidivism Series Part 6: Recidivism, COVID-19, and Jail Populations

 
 
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In part six of this recidivism series, we talk with Jennifer Johnson of the public defender’s office about jail populations, public health, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Jennifer serves as co-vice chair of the Anderson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and is the Chief Circuit Public Defender of the 10th Judicial Circuit in South Carolina.

Links:

42 inmates released from Anderson County Detention Center as fears rise about coronavirus:

https://www.independentmail.com/story/news/local/2020/03/19/coronavirus-anderson-county-detention-center-inmates-released-sc-jail-amid-covid-19-fears/2877575001/

Public Defender’s Office:

https://www.andersoncountysc.org/public-defender

Jennifer Johnson’s Bio:

https://sccid.sc.gov/about-us/circuit-public-defenders/bio/1961/jennifer-l-johnson

https://www.scbar.org/lawyers/directory/profile/14224

Anderson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC):

https://www.andersoncountysc.org/criminal-justice-coordinating-council

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