The Weekly News Brief

ACLU challenges Colorado's use of long-term solitary confinement

November 14, 2013
The Colorado Department of Corrections is warehousing prisoners in solitary confinement--a practice that's leading to an increase in mental illness among inmates, according to a documentary released this week by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado. For this week's news brief, KDNK's Ed Williams spoke with ACLU attorney Rebecca Wallace about the documentary.

Click here to see the documentary on solitary confinement in Colorado.

For a link to Andrew Cohen's article on prisoner Sam Mandez in the Atlantic, click here.
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