Colorado Rights Blog

Alejandra Garza By: Alejandra Garza 7.22.2014

MUST WATCH: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prison

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (former Daily Show correspondent) featured a segment about the U.S. prison system on his show, and it’s must-see TV. Mass incarceration, solitary confinement, prison conditions, prison privatization – all are touched upon. Check it out:

More information on the ACLU of Colorado’s work on solitary confinement can be found on our Stop Solitary campaign page.

For information on what the ACLU of Colorado is doing to stop mass incarceration, visit our Criminal Justice issue page.

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  • Executive Director Nathan Woodliff-Stanley spoke at the marriage equality rally on March 3rd

  • Leisel Kemp, whose brother Jason was killed by CSP after they entered his home without a warrant, spoke at the 2013 Bill of Rights Dinner about the ACLU’s legal advocacy on behalf of her family.

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind is an original short film from the ACLU of Colorado about a man who has spent 17 years in solitary confinement and now suffers from debilitating mental illness.