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To alleviate crowding during pandemic, Monterey County Jail issues temporary rules for inmate releas

Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments)
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“If you got arrested today, instead of getting to court on Thursday, you might have to wait until next Monday,” says defense attorney Steve Rease, a former president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. “Meanwhile, you’re in jail where social distancing is impossible. There are county health officers all over the state who have spoken publicly on how dangerous it is to have people remain in custody in the middle of this.”

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