Juanita E Mantz

Juanita E Mantz

Juanita E Mantz is a writer and deputy public defender. She has practiced law in Riverside County for over a decade and specialises in representing the severely mentally ill and cognitively disabled. She is also a creative nonfiction writer whose memoir is forthcoming. She has been published in The Acentos Review, Bitch, Entropy, The Inlandia Journal, The James Franco Review, the Riverside Lawyer and the Rivard Report, amongst others. You can read her blog here.

Coronavirus pandemic

US prisons are woefully unequipped to deal with coronavirus

Government agencies must protect prison populations, held in close quarters and away from the public eye.

US prisons are woefully unequipped to deal with coronavirus