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COVID-19, prisons and the courts. And the homeless man fined for dumpster diving

Should prisoners be released because of the risks around coronavirus? And the case of the homeless man, just released from prison who was fined $250 for salvaging pies and iced coffees from a dumpster.

Greg Barns, Barrister, spokesperson for Lawyers Alliance

Rob Hulls, Director, Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT, former Victorian Attorney General

Maddy Humphries, project worker, Robyn Cook, lawyer, Damo member, homeless advisory group Homeless Persons’ Legal Service, Public Interest Advocacy Centre NSW