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Solitary confinement in prisons could be limited or abolished

By Hicbd
Sat Mar 8 2014 4:26 pm

Solitary confinement may be more expensive to create, produce more violent and mentally ill inmates, and contribute to increased rates of recidivism. "At least 25,000 prisoners — and probably tens of thousands more, criminal justice experts say — are still in solitary confinement in the United States. Some remain there for weeks or months; others for years or even decades."

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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/11/us/rethinking-solitary-confinement.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitary_confinement#Criticism

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Prisons Criminal Justice System Recidivism U.S. Criminal Justice System

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