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Are U.S. prisons degrading and inhuman? European Court of Human Rights takes a pass

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | April 11, 2012

A group of British terrorism suspects were a step closer to extradition to the United States today after a panel of the European Court of Human Rights (a chamber in their terms) declined to hold that confinement in the Federal government’s notorious ADX “supermax” prison in Florence, Colorado, or the prospect of being sentenced to … Continue reading »