USA: A visit to Valley State Prison, California
This report describes the findings and observations of Dr. Silvia Casale, who accompanied two Amnesty International researchers as an independent delegate on a short visit to the Valley State Prisofor Women (VSPW), in California, in November 1998. The report starts with a summary of main points. Then follows a discussion of observations and issues discussed with staff and prisoners. This report summarizes USA: A visit to Valley State Prison for Women (AMR 51/55/99).