Entries tagged with “Jurijus Kadamovas

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Jan 19, 2023

Lawsuit Alleges Federal Death-Row Conditions Violate U.S. Constitution and Human Rights Treaties

A Russian nation­al on the U.S. fed­er­al death row has filed a civ­il rights law­suit chal­leng­ing the con­sti­tu­tion­al­i­ty of the fed­er­al government’s use of auto­mat­ic and pro­longed soli­tary con­fine­ment to house indi­vid­u­als sen­tenced to death.