TITLE

SOLITARY CONFINEMENT: THE LAW TODAY AND THE WAY FORWARD

AUTHOR(S)
Cockrell, John F.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Law & Psychology Review;2013, Vol. 37, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the practice of solitary confinement in the U.S. supermaximum security prisons for human right concerns and its impact on the mentally ill inmates. It recommends to improve actions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which may be more fruitful than Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment challenges in the U.S. constitution. It mentions that adequate mental health care and educational and self-improvement opportunities are required to rehabilitate inmates.
ACCESSION #
89007447

 

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