By the end of November 2020, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was estimated to have resulted in the deaths of between 268,000 and 360,000 Americans.1 The spread of the disease stressed the U.S. health care system, with the number of people needing care over-whelming available resources in some parts of the country. Both the disease and the actions taken to respond to it stressed the country as a whole and had broad impacts on the economic system and government agencies at all levels.
The U.S. Criminal Justice System in the Pandemic Era and Beyond
Author(s): Brian A. Jackson
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Publication Date: 2021