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February 21, 2017 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
On February 21, Stanford’s Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Stanford Criminal Justice Center will host a panel on the practice of solitary confinement and a discussion about how advocates are working to end the practice of long-term solitary confinement in California and around the nation. Keramet Reiter is a professor of criminology at UC Irvine and the author of 23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement. Margot Mendelson is a staff attorney at the Prison Law Office who worked on the landmarkAshker case, a lawsuit on behalf of prisoners who spent over a decade in solitary confinement. Clint Terrell is a student at UC Berkeley who previously spent over a year in solitary confinement.
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