Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Prison Officials Join Movement to Curb Solitary Confinement

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted, and the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program is mentioned in a New York Times article about a report released by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and Liman Program that calls for limiting solitary confinement. 

In a sign of how far the nation has moved from supporting solitary confinement for inmates, the leading organization for the nation’s prison and jail administrators on Wednesday called for sharply limiting or even ending its use for extended periods. Read the article.