PJDC Submits Testimony for U.S. Senate Hearing on the Use of Isolation

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights held a hearing on February 25, 2014 regarding the human rights, fiscal, and public safety consequences of the use of isolation in prisons, jails, and juvenile halls.  PJDC submitted testimony to the Subcommittee calling for the abolition of the use of isolation for children, and outlining concrete steps that Congress could take to end the practice of children being placed in solitary confinement.  A copy of the testimony is available by clicking here.