Tag Archives: Solitary Confinement

Bat Man-CNN: World News Special- Pelican Bay State Prison

“Liberal News Commentator interviewing David Tristan, Director of the California Department of Corrections.” From Bat Man First of all, just to speak of Susan Rook at CNN: I miss her, I wish she would come back. She’s so freakin cute … Continue reading

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Prison Documentaries: Inside Pelican Bay State Prison

This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeSate Now Plus Pelican Bay State Prison houses some of the worst criminals in California. Which means some of the worst in the United States as well when you have cities like Los … Continue reading

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CDC’s Worst Nightmare: Inside SuperMax

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat For me at least it is not a question of whether we need super max prisons or not. The answer is obvious of course we do with all the violent inmates … Continue reading

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TruthOut: Opinion: Laurie Jo Reynolds & Stephen F. Eisenson: “Tamms is Torture”: The Campaign to Close an Illinois SuperMax Prison

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeStateNow on WordPress, May, 2013 TruthOut: Opinion: Laurie Jo Reynolds & Stephen F. Eisenson: Tamms is Torture: The Campaign to Close an Illinois SuperMax Prison I’m not against solitary-confinement by itself because inmates … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Helen Vera: Against Solitary Confinement: State are Finding it’s Impractical as well as Immoral

Against solitary confinement: States are finding it’s impractical as well as immoral. The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter The current use of the process of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons is deplorable.  There are no guidelines … Continue reading

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