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    02.03.11 Professor Adam Kolber Referenced in Article on Prisoners' Rights
    Adam Kolber

    In his article, Christopher Beam explores the varied ways that prisoners experience punishment and incarceration. He addresses the issue brought to light by a lawsuit filed in The Hague by a 500 pound Dutch prisoner who argues that his small cell size violates the European Convention on Human Rights. Beam quotes Professor Adam Kolber's Columbia Law Review article "The Subjective Experience of Punishment" in which he writes, "We have certain obligations to take subjective experience into account when sentencing or when establishing sentencing policies."

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