This page is updated periodically with resources for North Carolina defense attorneys on issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including original legal research produced by the School's Public Defense Education group.
  
Publications
 
 
COVID-19 and the Resumption of Criminal Jury Trials
Ian Mance, COVID-19 and the Use of Masks by Testifying Witnesses in Criminal Trials, N.C. Criminal Law Blog (Jan. 2021)
 
Ian Mance and John Rubin, COVID-19 and Remote Testimony in Criminal Trials, Administration of Justice Bulletin No. 2020/06 (Dec. 2020)

Ian Mance, The Impact of COVID-19 on Sentencing, N.C. Criminal Law Blog (Nov. 2020)
 
Ian Mance, COVID-19, Pretrial Detention, and Bond Determinations, Administration of Justice Bulletin No. 2020/05 (Oct. 2020) 
 
Ian Mance, COVID-19 Jail Restrictions and Access to Counsel, Administration of Justice Bulletin No. 2020/04 (Oct. 2020)
 
Ian Mance and John Rubin, Indigent Defense Attorneys and COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions About Practicing During a Pandemic, Administration of Justice Bulletin No. 2020/03 (Sept. 2020)
 
Ian Mance, Update: COVID-19 and State Habeas Corpus, N.C. Criminal Law Blog (Aug. 2020)
 
Ian Mance, Securing the Release of People in Custody in North Carolina During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Administration of Justice Bulletin No. 2020/02 (June 2020)
 
Other Resources

Federal habeas

State habeas (preliminary injunction case finding deliberate indifference, which may be relevant for state habeas claim)

Appeal bond

Joint MAR

Americans with Disabilities Act