Solitary Confinement and the Supreme Court: Missed Opportunities
Letter to the Editor
Bill C-83, Solitary Confinement, Canada, COVID-19
The federal government's decision to discontinue appeals of cases that declared solitary confinement to be both inhumane and unconstitutional serves to distract attention from the government’s manifest failures to protect prisoners from COVID-19 and shelters its latest solitary confinement bill — Bill C-83 — from scrutiny by our highest court.
Adelina Iftene, Kim Pate, & Debra Parkes, "Solitary Confinement and the Supreme Court: Missed Opportunities" (10 May 2020), online: Vancouver Sun < https://vancouversun.com/opinion/adelina-iftene-kim-pate-debra-parkes-solitary-confinement-and-the-supreme-court-missed-opportunities/ > [perma.cc/7AY9-JR45].