Castro's defense team may seek to move the trial out of the Cuyahoga County to improve their client's chances for a fair trial, lawyer Craig Weintraub said.
He said Castro is "completely isolated from society" without access to television, radio or newspapers and is under suicide watch in a Cuyahoga County jail cell.
this is not how a civilized democracy treats a condemned man, much less a merely accused man.
hawkeye10 wrote:this is not how a civilized democracy treats a condemned man, much less a merely accused man.
Television is a fundamental civil right of a prisoner?
Wow. It must be terrible to be isolated from society for two whole weeks.
I'll bet it feels like it's already been ten years and like he has duct tape wrapped around his face and a chain around his neck. He's probably starving.
The poor dear.
I'm sure he's seeing his attorneys so he's not completely isolated and it's probably better that he not be reading the news right now.
If he were in the general population of the prison he'd most likely be in danger.
I agree, we don't.
And I agree that solitary confinement is torturous.
we dont want our government to sink to the level of the sadistic animals....
I heard that this morning.
I'm totally ok with this outcome.