Illinois Prisoners Have Rights — Are They Being Violated?
Regardless of how a person winds up in prison, all prisoners’ rights are the same. This is true even during the current pandemic or any other natural disaster for that matter.
One of those rights is personal safety. To help protect that right and to prevent further COVID-19 infections in the state prison system, certain inmates are being released early.
The concerted effort, however, has since given way to public questions about precisely who has been released and whether or [...]