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Prison Overcrowding in the COVID-19 Era



Dear Augusta Press Editor,

An article by WRDW reporter Sydney Heiberger, "Augusta jail fills as pandemic adds pressure to jury trial backlog," stated, “The Charles B. Webster Detention Center can house 1,050 inmates, and right now there are about 1,000. While a delay in jury trials due to COVID-...

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