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State Bar Calls for Restrictions on Long-Term Use of Solitary Confinement

From Poststarnews.com ALBANY, NY (01/25/2013)(readMedia)– Citing strong evidence that demonstrates long-term negative impacts of housing inmates in solitary confinement, the New York State Bar Association today called for significant cutbacks in the use of long-term inmate isolation and new protocols for … Continue reading

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Questioning the price of solitary confinement

From The Boston Globe By Adrian Walker   Growing up in the old West End in the 1950s, Bobby Dellelo mastered stealing cars before he knew how to drive one. Trouble found him early. He graduated from routine burglaries as … Continue reading

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Colorado spending $208 million on empty solitary confinement prison

From Denver Post.com By David Olinger CAÑON CITY — Three days ago, Colorado shut down a brand-new prison it didn’t need. Unless the state government finds someone else who can use it, Colorado taxpayers can expect to spend $208 million for … Continue reading

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