The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Barron: A Jail Sentence Shouldnt Be a Death Sentence

Barron: A Jail Sentence Shouldn’t Be a Death Sentence

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer July 21, 2020

  As of July 6, Weber County Jail has 114 active COVID-19 cases and nearly a third of the inmates jailed in Washington County tested positive for the virus. In contrast, Utah’s prisons, which...