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Curtailing solitary confinement

IN THE AREA of prison reform, perhaps no method of incarceration has been more controversial than solitary confinement. Prisoner rights advocates have long argued that solitary confinement — the segregation of individual prisoners in small cells for up to 23 hours a day — is inhumane. Correctional officers, meanwhile, have seen solitary confinement as an important tool for disciplining unruly or dangerous inmates. [read the full story here]

Boston Globe, Friday, October 9, 2015

tags: Prison Conditions & Corruption, Massachusetts



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