COVID-19 has illuminated our failures as a society.
While the challenges facing our state and nation during the COVID-19 crisis are significant, they do not relieve South Carolina of its legal obligations.
A Man in South Carolina Custody Died From COVID-19. Officials Must Uphold Their Duty to Protect Incarcerated People Before It Happens Again.
South Carolina has a moral and legal obligation to protect the people it incarcerates.
On April 22, we and our partners at the nationwide ACLU and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a federal lawsuit over South Carolina’s failure to take action to ensure all eligible voters can vote by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic — even for our fast-approaching June 9 statewide pr
Nearly 100,000 more people could die from COVID-19 in jails and surrounding communities if states fail to reduce jail populations. The time to act is now!
South Carolina’s jails and prisons alike have too often become our society’s solutions for people struggling with homelessness and mental health or substance use disorders.
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