Inside the security housing unit at Pelican Bay State Prison

Back in 2011, a hunger strike by inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison exposed harsh conditions at special security units. The action fueled a major federal lawsuit alleging some inmates had been held in solitary confinement for decades. We look at a major development in the case.

Guests:
Michael Montgomery, reporter for Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting
Charles Carbone, attorney with California Prison Focus

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