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Oakland Civil Rights attorney, Anne Weills, one of the lawyers in the sruggle to abolish longterm solitary confinement in California, speaking recently at a press conference.

California Prisoners in Isolation Should Be Covered by Class Action, Attorneys Argue

Lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) are urging a federal judge to grant class action status to a lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons.
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Legislative Leaders Hold Hearings on Prison Hunger Strike

Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) have announced they will hold public hearings on the conditions in California prisons that have led to the inmate hunger strike, now in its second [...]