A Jail Sentence Proves More Dangerous Than Ever Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | January 26, 2021
The Marshall Project and the Associated Press have been tracking data pertaining to COVID-19 in United States prison since March. According to the report, there had been 10,544 COVID-19 cases in the Wisconsin prison system as of January 12. Nationally, there have been at least 2,144 COVID-19 related deaths in prisons. After examination of these statistics, it becomes clear that a jail sentencing amid existence of the COVID-19 pandemic can prove dangerous. Avoiding a jail sentence is now more crucial than ever. Alongside a jail sentence, a criminal charge could result in a damaged reputation and heavy fines. If you are facing a criminal charge, contact Donahue & Walsh, P.C. Our team of lawyers defend clients with tenacity, in order to guard their wellbeing and future.