Saturday, August 15, 2020
Reopening Kansas City Courts Amid COVID-19
Local PBS consideration of courts shut down during the pandemic and the long, painful process of restarting the prison industrial complex.
"Since March, there has barely been any criminal jury trials anywhere in the country. Now, courts are concerned how they'll ever get twelve people to sit next to each other in a courtroom again. Hundreds of defendants have been sitting in jail cells indefinitely, with no certainty on when a jury of their peers will decide their fate. Citizens and justice workers discuss their concerns."
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You decide . . .