Oakland County Jail ordered to identify prisoners who should be released to protect them from COVID-19

A federal district judge has ordered the Oakland County, Michigan, jail to provide a list of “medically-vulnerable” prisoners who can be either freed or released to home confinement to protect them from the risk of contracting COVID-19. Jail officials have three days to comply. After the initial list is submitted, U.S. District Judge Linda Parker will begin ordering the release of prisoners subject to input by jail officials and attorneys.

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