ACLU Utah: COVID 19 in Jails and Prisons, Parole and Probation Reform, Stories from the Inside
Changing the Narrative with guests, ACLU Lawyer and Equal Justice Works Fellow, Sara Wolovick, and Nikk Dejong a Smart Justice Works Fellow, both at the ACLU of Utah discussed:
- H.B. 290: Probation and Parole Amendments, which was recently passed and signed into law. A bill that modifies provisions related to the Sentencing Commission. Dejong, said that the new law is a start to ending mass incarceration by reducing the number of people returning to jails and prisons because of technical parole and probation violations.
- An update on the conditions for people who are incarcerated related to COVID 19 breakouts.
- "Stories From the Inside", a project currently underway that is designed to bring to light, the lives of people who are incarcerated and the conditions by which they live, from their perspective.
Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: