Michigan jail found guilty of suppressing legal mail. Livingston County jail now required to allow ACLU mail and Prison Legal News.
A recent Supreme Court decision allowed Justice Kennedy to wax eloquently about the horrors of solitary confinement. He mentioned youth and also the mentally ill–and those who become mentally ill after being deprived of human contact.
Most of us already knew the consequences. But now…now an authority with real power has brought the subject into the open and into the court rooms. Let’s hope this barbaric practice is declared illegal and unconstitutional. Soon.