Pelican Bay Solitary Confinement Case in Court Today

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Pelican Bay Solitary Confinement Case in Court Today

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.

The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.

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