Terry Kupers

Wright Institute

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Clinical psychiatrist and professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California; expert witness in Ashker v. Governor of California 

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Today California is taking a step back from its use of one of the harshest measures in criminal justice -- unlimited solitary confinement for gang members and inmates who commit crimes…

Giving the "SHU" the Boot?

Today California is taking a step back from its use of one of the harshest measures in criminal justice -- unlimited solitary confinement for gang members and inmates who commit crimes…

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Pelican Bay is California's prison for the so-called "worst of the worst."

Is Solitary Confinement 'Cruel and Unusual?'

Pelican Bay is California's prison for the so-called "worst of the worst."

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