May 21, 2022

Justice Breyer takes on the world

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By Tony Mauro, The National Law Journal The 77-year-old justice talks retirement, death penalty and his new book about foreign law. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer does not sound like he is retiring any time soon. “I guess at some point I will retire. You want to know when. I don’t know. I will […]

US Prison officials push to reduce number of inmates in isolation

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By Tony Mauro, From The National Law Journal New data gathered by state and federal corrections officials indicates that as many as 100,000 prison inmates were in solitary confinement in 2014, far higher than previous estimates. A report issued Wednesday by the Association of State Correctional Administrators in conjunction with Yale Law School’s Arthur Liman […]