Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Solitary confinement ‘cruelty’ suit proceeds (access required)

Solitary confinement ‘cruelty’ suit proceeds (access required)

Where incarcerated persons at two Virginia maximum security prisons alleged that solitary confinement deprived them of a basic human need, and that the risk of prolonged detention was obvious from the medical and scientific literature and a prior Fourth Circuit decision, they plausibly alleged a claim for cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the ...