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

Online
Information will be sent via email once RSVP is received

RSVP via email, prteam@cov.com 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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