“HALTing Solitary Confinement: the Importance of Legislation to End Torture”

  • Dwight Hall Chapel, Old Campus, Yale University 67 High Street New Haven, CT, 06511 United States

“HALTing Solitary Confinement: the Importance of Legislation to End Torture” by Five Mualimm-ak, Incarcerated Nation Corp, human rights and mental health advocate, core member of the NY CAIC (Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement) working to pass the HALT solitary confinement act in New York State.  Five spent years in several forms of solitary confinement during his incarceration and is now an integral member of national legislative groups and coalitions working to end the practice.