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But Muslims Who Refuse to Spy Were Removed From No-Fly List After They Sued September 3, 2015, New York – Today, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against 24 Federal Bureau of Investigation (...

CCR in the News

September 2, 2015

CCR in the News

After decades of holding thousands of inmates in concrete, sometimes windowless isolation cells, where some stayed for 20 years or more, California prison officials are about to drastically reduce their use of solitary confinement. In a settlement Tuesday with inmates who filed a class-action suit...
September 2, 2015

CCR in the News

If mass incarceration is one of modern America’s deepest pathologies, solitary confinement is the concentrated version of it: far too many people locked up for far too long for no good reason, and at no clear benefit to anyone. ... Read the full editorial here.
July 30, 2015

CCR in the News

American national security officials concluded more than five years ago that Tariq Ba Odah, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, should be released because he doesn’t pose a major risk. Mr. Ba Odah, a Yemeni citizen who has been on a hunger strike since February 2007 and is subject to forced feeding...
September 2, 2015

CCR in the News

Changes in solitary confinement procedures in California prisons are at the core of a legal settlement announced Tuesday. The agreement in federal court between the state and a group of inmates held in solitary confinement for more than 10 years at northern California's Pelican Bay State prison...
September 2, 2015

CCR in the News

Thousands of California prison inmates who have been in solitary confinement – some for more than 30 years – will be released into the general prison population under a legal settlement announced Tuesday. The agreement follows several hunger strikes over the past decade to protest the use of...

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May 5, 2015