READ LETTER TO GOVERNOR PATRICK RE: PAROLE BOARD VACANCY
An Act Relative to the Appropriate Use of Solitary Confinement
Lead Sponsors: Senator Jamie Eldridge and Representative Liz Malia
This bill calls for appropriate standards prior to placing a prisoner in solitary confinement, decreases the extreme isolation of solitary, and encourages individualized rehabilitation and close mental health monitoring for people in solitary confinement. READ MORE HERE.
Dear Friend of CJPC,
It has been a long time since we have reached out to you. In the last few years, CJPC has been in a constant state of transition. However, that transition has given way to a stronger and more focused organization today. We are so
excited about the momentum and direction in which CJPC is going. The organization is growing quickly: our membership is up, our board is expanding, and our on-line presence is bigger. More importantly, we are once again doing
what we do best working to help improve the criminal justice system in the Commonwealth by disseminating information and forming policy...READ MORE HERE.