NCPLS and ACLU file class action challenging the state's use of solitary confinement
October 16, 2019
NCPLS and the ACLU of North Carolina have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the state's use of solitary confinement inflicts "cruel or unusual punishment" prohibited by the North Carolina Constitution.
making a case against sentencing juveniles to life without parole
Februrary 11, 2019
North Carolina should abolish the sentence of juvenile life without parole and replace it with a more humane and cost-effective sentence that allows for a review after a reasonable period of time, according to a report released Feb. 11 by the JustScience Lab at Duke University.