One Year Since Settlement, Long-Term Solitary Drops 99 Percent at Pelican Bay Prison
October 21, 2016

“Last Friday, October 14, marked one year since reforms began under the historic settlement agreement in CCR’s case Ashker v. Brown, which effectively ended long-term solitary confinement throughout California state prisons. We are thrilled to report that new data shows that the settlement succeeded in moving virtually all prisoners out of indefinite and prolonged solitary confinement.”

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