Solitary Confinement May Be Headed For Reform Nationwide
Solitary confinement faces increased scrutiny as the mental health of inmates comes into question.By A.J. Feather | March 1, 2014
Could solitary confinement be headed for serious reform across the U.S.?
A movement to end the practice has gained traction recently. New York put reforms in place just two weeks ago to slow the practice of isolating vulnerable inmates, such as those who are pregnant or mentally ill. (Via The New York Times)
Maine, Connecticut, Illinois and several other states have also reformed their use of solitary in recent years. (Via NBC)