Along with 129 other organizations, AFSC submitted a statement to the United States Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights on conditions in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. This was the second hearing on solitary confinement and had excellent attendance from families, ex-prisoners and organizations seeking to abolish or restrict the use of solitary. The statement provides some context for understanding solitary confinement and recommendations for alternatives.

 

Created Date: 
Mar 5, 2014