Solitary confinement case set to expand

The LA Times reports: “A federal judge Thursday said she is likely to allow a lawsuit alleging that solitary confinement conditions at Pelican Bay State Prison amount to psychological torture, to be expanded from the cases of 10 prisoners to include about 1,100 inmates now held in indefinite isolation…” Read the whole article at latimes.com.

One thought on “Solitary confinement case set to expand

  1. I may not understand correctly (sometimes I get legalest bass-ackwords), but this sounds like really good news…courts hearings on the idea of indefinite solitary being torture sounds like a good thing.

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