Saturday, January 9, 2016

How to Get Out of Solitary — One Step at a Time

As legal and political pressure mounts to eliminate the overuse of isolated detention in jurisdictions around the country, some prison officials are experimenting, successfully, with “stepdown” programs designed to help difficult inmates transition back into the general population and improve prison safety. TMP’s Maurice Chammah brings us the story of a few reformers who are slowly changing the face of solitary.


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