Ending Solitary Confinement in NYC Jails & NYS Prisons

May 9, 2021

In this episode of "Both Sides of the Bars," we are joined by The Fortune Society’s Executive Vice President and Board of Corrections member Stanley Richards and HALT Solitary Confinement’s statewide organizer Jerome Wright to talk about the ending of solitary confinement in NYC jails and the passing of the HALT Solitary Confinement Act that applies to NYS prisons.

Episode Number
417
Neighborhood
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Both Sides of the Bars

Both Sides of the Bars is a discussion driven show that examines the criminal justice system from various perspectives, including those most impacted by the Criminal Justice System.  It discusses critical questions about how the current system works, its intersections with Social Justice and...

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