NYCLU: With Reforms, Rikers Housing Unit Can Improve Prison Conditions

December 19, 2014 — At a New York City Board of Correction hearing, the New York Civil Liberties Union today submitted testimony in support of comprehensive reforms to the use of punitive segregation and solitary confinement. The Board is considering a proposal for a new housing unit, “enhanced supervision housing,” for incarcerated people who are deemed to pose a serious threat to safety.
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