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'Depopulate prisons now, but then use the opportunity to think about how we can build a more effective, humane, rehabilitative system of “punishment,” one which is more healing to offenders AND to victims. "Just one single case of Covid-19 in a prison is akin to throwing a torch at the problem. The illness will, already has, spread like wildfire, endangering inmates and staff alike." But how do we transform a beast that has been integrated into our notion of justice for centuries? The good news is that, with or without Covid-19, there has always been an alternative to jails.'

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