Tuesday, July 23, 2013

          Professor Hadar Aviram on What it Takes to Get Out of Solitary Confinement in CA

          "In order to get out of the SHU, you have to parole, snitch or die," says UC Hastings College of Law professor Hadar Aviram, who writes the blog California Correctional Crisis.

          "If you admit to membership in a gang and you provide information about other members of a gang, that leads to a step-down program where gradually you earn points that get you out of the SHU. The thing is, because there’s a motivation to give information about other people you’re then dragging other people into this net of rumors and then they end up in the SHU."

          For more on this story from USC Annenberg, read here.

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