Thoughts and News on Criminal Justice and Correctional Policy in California
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Today in the Senate: Abolishing Solitary for Juveniles?
SB 61, proposed by Leland Yee and scheduled to be voted on today in the Senate, aims at abolishing solitary confinement for juvenile inmates, except for periods not exceeding 24 hours in severe cases and for therapeutic assessment purposes. Let's all hope it will pass!