Solitary Confinement in the United States: The Facts

Note: This FAQ is also available in Spanish, and in French! What is solitary confinement? Solitary confinement is the practice of isolating people in closed cells for as much as 24 hours a day, virtually free of human contact, for periods of time ranging from days to decades. Few prison systems use the term ‚Äúsolitary … Continue reading Solitary Confinement in the United States: The Facts