Wednesday, June 10, 2015

June 11: Report release on (deplorable) conditions of DC prisons

On Thursday, June 11 from 10:30 - 11:30 am, the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs along with partner Covington & Burling will release "D.C. Prisoners: Conditions of Confinement in the District of Columbia."   The report provides an in-depth look on the recurring and serious problems in DC prisons and proposes specific remedies.   The following topics will be discussed:
  • The deteriorating state of D.C. prison facilities
  • Widespread problems of mental health treatment and suicide prevention
  • Concerns about the for-profit Corrections Corporation of America, which runs one of the two primary D.C. detention facilities

Learn about the report in person or online:

In person
Covington & Burling, One City Center, 850 10th St NW

Information will be sent via email once RSVP is received

RSVP via email, indicating whether you will attend in person or via webinar.   Dial-in information will be sent in a confirmation email once Covington & Burling receives your RSVP.

The event will also be live Tweeted from @WashLaw4CR.

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