Feb 21 Fri

Examining Conditions of Confinement: Adults and Children Deprived of Human Rights

09:00AM - 03:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall
The first panel will discuss challenges faced by adult women and LGBTQ+ populations, while confined in jails, prisons, and immigration detention facilities. The panelists will discuss issues related to physical and sexual safety, access to reproductive healthcare, and access to medications, as well as, gender-affirming clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Lunch will be served during the keynote address given by Charlotte Morrison, senior attorney for the Equal Justice Initiative. The second panel will examine the challenges children face while confined in adult prisons and jails, juvenile detention facilities, and immigration detention. Discussants will focus on the physical, psychological, and sexual safety of juveniles in confinement and educational consequences of being confined.


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Washington College of Law
Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington DC