Human Rights at Home: Mental Illness in U.S. Prisons and Jails
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Time: 10:00 AM
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Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law will hold a hearing entitled "Human Rights at Home: Mental Illness in U.S. Prisons and Jails" on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Chairman Durbin will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)
  2. Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Mary Lou Leary
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington , DC
  2. Harley Lappin
    Director
    Federal Bureau of Prisons
    Washington , DC
  3. Samual Bagenstos
    Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Kathryn E. Zenoff
    Presiding Justice
    Second Appellate Court of Illinois
    Rockford , IL
  2. Gary Maynard
    Secretary
    Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
    Towson , MD
  3. David Fuller
    Outreach and Housing Coordinator
    Manhattan Outreach Consortium
    Brooklyn , NY
  4. Michael P. Randle
    Director
    Illinois Department of Corrections
    Springfield , IL