California moves toward more humane prisons

September 1, 2015
Sacramento Bee

Criticism of the widespread practice in the United States of keeping prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement is growing because advocates and prisoners themselves have made it an issue. No place have the conditions been harsher than in California, and nowhere has there been as much organizing to end it, including what is believed to be the largest prison hunger strike in history and a lawsuit at the notorious Pelican Bay prison. ...

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