TODAY: NYCLU, LSCNY to Announce Lawsuit on behalf of Children Pushed to Suicide in Solitary in Upstate New York

Affiliate: ACLU of New York
September 21, 2016 9:45 am

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During a teleconference at 2 p.m. today, the New York Civil Liberties Union and Legal Services of Central New York will announce a new lawsuit in response to horrifying reports from children who faced life-threatening conditions in solitary confinement in upstate New York.

Children who were abused in solitary and their parents will give damning, powerful testimony about their harrowing experiences during the teleconference, demonstrating that solitary confinement is unacceptably dangerous for children.

Press located in Syracuse may attend an in-person briefing (address below).

What:
Teleconference announcing legal action on behalf of vulnerable people abused by justice system

When:
2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 21

Teleconference call-in number: Dial 1-866-866-1333 and use code 43443958

In-person briefing in Syracuse:

221 S. Warren Street, First Floor, Syracuse, New York.

RSVP for teleconference: smccormack@nyclu.org

RSVP for in-person briefing: mbalanoff@lscny.org

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