Family of Tyrone Briggs, killed at the age of 29 by SCI-Mahanoy staff, reach historic settlement with Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
The monetary settlement is the largest reported award in any Pennsylvania case involving the death of a person in custody and brings about policy changes for staff training, medical care, and OC-spray use on incarcerated persons with respiratory illnesses and disabilities. September 8, 20...
The Abolitionist Law Center will sue the County for entering into contracts with private paramilitary strike team contractor Joseph Garcia and CSAU unless the contract is cancelled. ALC also promises to sue Lightfield, a "less-lethal" weapons manufacturer in the event incarcerated community members are injured.
Join us in welcoming home ALC client, friend and mentor Arthur 'Cetewayo' Johnson. Cetewayo is now free after 51 years in prison – 37 of these years were spent in solitary confinement.
Check out our August newsletter detailing new tactics and bold steps in the journey toward liberation. Hear from Saleem, Avis, and Josh, plus big news in the struggle against solitary confinement.