WTC Bomb Plotter Challenges Prison Isolation in Court

This article brings up an important question – are privilege restrictions for high security inmates additional punishments imposed by the state, or are they a legitimate reaction to a verified security threat?

From the article: “Yousef, 44, is barred from having physical contact with other inmates, and his communications with anyone outside the prison are severely restricted, his attorney, Bernard V. Kleinman, said yesterday in a court hearing. The lawyer is challenging the government’s decision to re-impose the measures annually without explanation.”

Read more: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-22/convicted-1993-bomb-plotter-challenges-prison-measures

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