“Inhumane and Ineffective: Solitary Confinement in Michigan and Beyond, ” Michigan Journal of Race and Law Winter 2013 Symposium


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  • Speaker: Keynote address by James Forman, Jr.; numerous other speakers
  • Host Department: race
  • Date: 02/02/2013
  • Time: 08:30 AM - 09:00 PM

  • Location: South Hall, U-M Law School

  • Description:

    This symposium will address the psychological harms, constitutional problems, and enormous economic and social costs that accompany a government’s decision to confine human beings in a small prison cell twenty-three hours per day. Additionally, we will discuss the state of solitary confinement in Michigan and potential strategies to reduce or eliminate the practice of solitary confinement. Complete schedule at: http://students.law.umich.edu/mjrl/