Bringing Law To Life: New Guidelines for Solitary Confinement



Dec 16, 2015

A lawsuit filed by Professor Alex Reinert, along with the New York Civil Liberties Union and the law firm Morrison & Foerster, has led to far-reaching changes in the way state prisons use solitary confinement. The settlement with New York State will reduce the number of inmates held in solitary confinement, eliminate solitary as punishment for all minor violations, limit the duration of most solitary sentences, and increase rehabilitative features in solitary and end most of its dehumanizing aspects.


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Sep 22, 2015

My New York: Deborah Frisch '15

Cardozo Law alumna Deborah Frisch '15 discusses her work with the Alexander Fellows clinic.

Sep 22, 2015

My New York: Pablo Madriz '15

Cardozo Law alumnus Pablo Madriz '15 talks about his work with the Bronx Defenders field clinic.

Aug 26, 2015

My New York: Kori M. Clanton '15

Cardozo Law alum Kori M. Clanton '15 talks about working in the school's Mediation Clinic.

Jul 15, 2015

Fast Company - New Yorker Carlos de Santiago already has a plan to prevent food from going to waste. It doesn't require a law, and it could even save you money. De Santiago and four colleagues are developing an online service, called BuyMeBy, which allows stores to publish discounts on items that are approaching their expiration date.

Jun 19, 2015

The Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights’ (CLIHHR) Refugee Representation Project (RRP) has announced the launch of the Pro Bono Advocacy Program. The program creates an opportunity for students to engage with advocacy issues that impact refugees and migrants.

Jun 17, 2015

New York Daily News - For a decade, New York has failed to enact reform that would address two leading contributors to wrongful conviction: eyewitness misidentification and false confessions. There have been dire consequences.

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