Helen Vera

Helen Vera, a recent graduate of Yale Law School, is a fellow at the National Prison Project of the ACLU.

Jurisprudence
Feb. 26 2014 10:59 AMThe Definitive Case for Ending Solitary ConfinementThe practice is impractical as well as immoral. It harms prisoners, costs too much, and leads to more crime.
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