Due to weather conditions, all classes at Cardozo Law at 4 p.m. and later on March 5, 2015 are canceled.
The library is open until 9 p.m. The BMI Moot Court Competition is still taking place.
The Public Interest Law Students Association Presents
The Psychological Effects of Solitary Confinement
Join us for an exciting discussion with the following panelists:
Sarah Kerr, Esq: Staff Attorney, Prisoners' Rights Project, Legal Aid Society. Litigates the inappropriate use of solitary confinement of prisoners with mental illness.
Dr. Robert Cohen, MD: Monitors the experience of prisoners in solitary confinement. Involved in current litigation challenging the continued use of solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison, CA.
Dr. Teresa Hurst, PhD: Clinical Psychologist, Coming Home Program, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. Conducts individual and group psychotherapy for individuals who were held in solitary confinement.
Ismael Nazario: Held in solitary confinement as a juvenile on Rikers Island. Is now the Youth Services Case Manager at the Center for Community Alternatives.
Moderated by Professor Alexander Reinert
MONDAY APRIL 22nd 6-8pm
**Pasta Dinner will be served!**