Preface to the Prison Overcrowding Crisis Colloquium


In the last decade virtually every state’s prison system witnessed population growth of unprecedented proportions-we will defer the definition of “overcrowding” to our authors and panelists. Yet we remain aware that a limited amount of physical space, correctional staff and both tangible and intangible services are being allocated to a consistently increasing number of prisoners.

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During September 2020, the NYU Disability Allied Law Students Association (DALSA) held a series of events in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, government programs,