Skip navigation

Articles by Valerie Kiebala

“Witness to Human Torture”: On Both Sides of the Prison Walls, Social Workers Confront Solitary Confinement

by Valerie Kiebala, Solitary Watch

Esther Lim, a social worker employed by the ACLU to monitor Los Angeles County jails, was meeting with an incarcerated man in an attorney meeting room in 2011 when she heard what sounded like a fight. She looked through a window to see two deputies ...