Bringing Law To Life: New Guidelines for Solitary Confinement



Dec 16, 2015

A lawsuit filed by Professor Alex Reinert, along with the New York Civil Liberties Union and the law firm Morrison & Foerster, has led to far-reaching changes in the way state prisons use solitary confinement. The settlement with New York State will reduce the number of inmates held in solitary confinement, eliminate solitary as punishment for all minor violations, limit the duration of most solitary sentences, and increase rehabilitative features in solitary and end most of its dehumanizing aspects.


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Cardozo Law: 30 Years of Mediation Leadership

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Congratulations to Kayla M. Robinson, the recipient of the 2015 Louis D. Brandeis Award for the highest GPA, and the members of the class of 2015 Order of the Coif.

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