Michele Y Deitch in the Media

Michele Y Deitch’s faculty profile

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Axios Austin April 24, 2024

1 big thing: COVID’s prison death toll

Professor Michele Deitch provides insight on increased mortality in U.S prisons during the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing attention to the lack of accessible healthcare.
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C-SPAN's Washington Journal March 2, 2024

Michele Deitch on the U.S. Prison System

Professor Michele Deitch is interviewed about the current state of U.S. prisons and how improvements can be made to the criminal justice system.
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NPR September 23, 2023

1 in 4 inmate deaths happens in the same federal prison. Why?

Professor Michele Deitch comments on the lack of independent oversight of state and federal prison systems in the U.S., as reports from the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) reveal exceedingly high death counts of those in custody.