A Colorado case inspired a U.S. Supreme Court justice to write a stinging rebuke of solitary confinement

Justice Sonia Sotomayor said solitary confinement “comes perilously close to a penal tomb”

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

El Paso County sheriff can’t hold people for immigration authorities, judge rules

Courts in several states have ruled that sheriffs cannot hold people on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without violating the 4th Amendment