The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project awarded grant from the Impact Fund

February 26, 2008 |   | The Pennsylvania Gazette

The Impact Fund announced that it has awarded a grant of $12,000 to PaILP to assist in the Williams v. Phila class action lawsuit. The case challenges conditions of confinement throughout the Philadelphia Prison System [PPS]. More specifically, it challenges the recent practice of triple celling in cells originally designed for one person and double bucked several years ago. The tripling is achieved by placing a temporary plastic boat/bed on the floor during night time hours.

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