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Meghan Novisky

Meghan Novisky

Meghan Novisky is an assistant professor in Criminology, Anthropology & Sociology at Cleveland State University.

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Pandemic and prison policies combine to stress families of Nevada’s incarcerated

By: and - July 12, 2020

Across the U.S., cases of the novel coronavirus inside correctional facilities are a growing concern. The Equal Justice Initiative has found the COVID-19 infection rate in jails and prisons is about 2.5 times higher than in the general population. The relatively few tests that are available have identified more than 72,473 incarcerated people and corrections […]