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March 25, 2020 

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District Attorney Krasner Calls on Philadelphia Courts to Take Action During Coronavirus Emergency

Philadelphia DAO

Jane Roh, District Attorney’s Office, 215–686–8711, [email protected]

PHILADELPHIA (March 23, 2020) — District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday called on the judiciary of the Commonwealth to act with greater urgency to safely reduce jail and prison populations to manageable levels in order to reduce crowding, promote social distancing, and prevent further outbreaks of the novel coronavirus in government facilities and in Pennsylvania communities. Read more