Fassler writes Letter to the Editor in New York Times
August 14, 2017 by
(AUGUST 14, 2017) On August 14, 2017, David Fassler, M.D., a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the UVM Larner College of Medicine, wrote a letter to the editor of The New York Times
in response to an August 6, 2017 editorial, "Evolving Attitudes on Solitary for Juveniles."
Fassler, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, notes that "...reform is way overdue" in ensuring consistent adherence to the 2016 ban on solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons. Read his letter here