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Press Coverage

ADPSR's proposal has received excellent coverage in the design press and general interest media. A selection includes:

 

 

ADPSR Presentatons

  • "Long-Term Solitary Confinement in the U.S.: Design and Implications." Academy of Architecture for Justice, Oct. 11, 2012. Slides can be viewed here.

 

Articles and Statements

  • Cohen, Adam; Time Magazine 6/25/2012: It’s Time To End Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons
  • Epps, Christopher; Commissioner, Mississippi Department of Corrections, testimony to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Hearing on Solitary Confinement, June 19, 2012.
  • Gawande, Atul: The New Yorker 3/30/2009:Hellhole
  • “No [former hostages or POW’s] saw solitary confinement as anything less than torture. This presents us with an awkward question: If prolonged isolation is—as research and experience have confirmed for decades—so objectively horrifying, so intrinsically cruel, how did we end up with a prison system that may subject more of our own citizens to it than any other country in history has?”
  • Grassian, Stuart MD; Journal of Law & Policy Vol. 22:325. Psychiatric Effects of Solitary Confinement Haney, Craig, JD, PhD; testimony to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Hearing on Solitary Confinement, June 19, 2012.
    Also see Haney’s research on psychology, law and policy here.

 

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