For Immediate Release

Pelican Bay Solitary Confinement Case in Court Today

OAKLAND -
Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights will present oral argument in Ashker v. Brown, a federal lawsuit on behalf of prisoners at the Pelican Bay State Prison in California. CCR attorneys will be seeking to certify a class of all prisoners serving indeterminate terms at the Pelican Bay Security Housing Unit (SHU), and a subclass of all prisoners who have been held at the Pelican Bay SHU for more than 10 years.
What:  Oral Argument in Ashker v. Brown on class certification
When:  Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Oakland Courthouse, Courtroom 2, 4th floor, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA, 94612 before Chief District Judge Claudia Wilken.
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, California Prison Focus, Siegel & Yee, and the Law Offices of Charles Carbone are co-counsel on the case.
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