Sharon Dolovich is director of UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program and the COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project.
Martin Horn is a professor emeritus at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a former corrections commissioner for New York City.
The Rev. Jason Lyndon is the pastor at Second Unitarian Church of Chicago. In March, Lyndon joined other faith leaders outside the Cook County Jail to pray for the early release of prisoners amid the pandemic.
Matthew Wynia is the director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado. His areas of interest include infectious diseases and public health.
Vanita Gupta is the president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. Under the Obama administration, Gupta led the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.
Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner is the director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. The center’s advocacy work includes criminal justice reform.
Kevin Cokley is an educational psychology professor at the University of Texas at Austin who studies African American psychology. He wrote a 2019 piece titled “Why support for the death penalty is much higher among white Americans” for The Conversation.
Brian T. Fitzpatrick is a law professor at Vanderbilt University and a former law clerk to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.