Philly's Juvenile Law Center Aims To Eliminate Solitary Confinement For Young OffendersFederal prisons outlawed solitary confinement for juveniles a year-and-a-half ago, but attorney Jessica Feierman says many states still use the practice.
New Jersey Bill Could Reduce Length Of Time Inmates Are Kept In Solitary ConfinementA bill now under senate consideration would reduce the length of time someone is kept in isolation and require corrections officials to develop alternatives.
Groups Target Solitary Confinement Of NJ Juveniles New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union and other groups met with state officials Monday to push for strict limits on the use of solitary confinement of juveniles held in state custody.
Stigall Show Log 5.2.13Chris details the story of a woman who has reappeared 11 years after walking away from her family, the decision to offer Plan B over the counter to girls as young as 15, and the third day of deliberations in the Kermit Gosnell trial. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and Scott Wagner, owner of Penn Waste Inc.
Many Share Negative Opinions Of Solitary Confinement At PA Legislative HearingA panel of Pennsylvania State House Democrats heard testimony Tuesday, much of it disturbing, about the so-called "solitary confinement" of prisoners.