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ICNA CSJ Commends President Obama’s Executive Order to Ban Solitary Confinement For Juveniles

Date: January 28, 2016 | Categories: Press,

By Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA Council for Social Justice In a recent Washington Post op-ed, President Obama explained the reasoning behind his Executive Order to ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles stating: “Research suggests that solitary confinement has the potential to lead to devastating, lasting psychological consequences. It has been linked to depression, alienation, withdrawal, a …