Both Federal and State prisons are mishandling the pandemic that is being caused by the novel coronavirus due to prison conditions.
COVID-19 is a disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 that can trigger what doctors call a respiratory tract infection.
United States vs. Kelly is important because he had no CDC risk factors and was seeking to bypass his administrative remedies.
On April 22, 2020, the Acting Assistant Director of the Correctional Programs Division and the Assistant Director of the Reentry Services Division for the BOP released a memorandum in regard to placing inmates on home confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This memorandum introduced some new guidelines to the previously existing order.