Senate Hearing on Solitary Confinement & ‘Totality of Control’ Inmates Experience

By: Wednesday June 20, 2012 8:31 pm

A historic congressional hearing on solitary confinement in United States’ prisons happened on Tuesday. It was held by the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Chaired by Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, the hearing was the first-ever hearing on the use of isolation in prisons and the human rights, fiscal, and [...]

Solitary Confinement Makes the US Criminal Justice System Criminal

By: Tuesday June 19, 2012 2:09 pm

An historic congressional hearing on solitary confinement in United States prisons was held today by the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Chaired by Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, it was the first-ever hearing on the use of isolation in prisons and the human rights, fiscal and public safety consequences created. [...]

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