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from BuzzFeed

Former Prison Officials Join Challenge Of Solitary Confinement For Death-Row Inmates

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring smiles during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., in this Dec. 2013 file photo. He...

from Bloomberg View

The Inhumane Practice of Solitary Confinement

from The Huffington Post

D.C. Church Installs Solitary Confinement Cell Replica For Lenten Reflection

On Sunday, March 22, St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., debuted a full-size replica of a typical prison Special Housing Unit (SHU), or solitary confinement cell. The church’s senior warden, Liane Rozzell, said the goal of the project is to encourage visitors to reflect on what they see and take action to push for an end to solitary confinement.

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is quietly preparing to make significant changes to its rules governing inmate discipline, amid heightened discomfort over the state’s use of solitary confinement.