Entries tagged with “Merel Pontier

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Conditions on Death Row


Dec 22, 2021

Law Review: Most U.S. Death-Row Prisoners Have Been Housed in Prolonged Solitary Confinement that Violates International Human Rights Norms

More than half of all U.S. death-row pris­on­ers are or have recent­ly been incar­cer­at­ed in pro­longed con­di­tions of soli­tary con­fine­ment that are like­ly uncon­sti­tu­tion­al and that vio­late inter­na­tion­al human rights norms, a DPIC analy­sis of data in a recent law review arti­cle has found.