Supermax Prisons and the Constitution: Liability Concerns in the Extended Control Unit
A monograph "intended to help prisons operate ultra-high-security facilities in a way that minimizes liability in litigation" is presented (p. v).
The High Cost of Solitary Confinement
Wondering what is costs to house an inmate in solitary confinement? Then you want to read this article.
Administrative Segregation, Degrees of Isolation, and Incarceration: A National Overview of State and Federal Correctional Policies
“This report provides an overview of state and federal policies related to long-term isolation of inmates, a practice common in the United States a
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Colorado's Continued Warehousing of Mentally Ill Prisoners in Solitary Confinement
“This report examines past and continued use of solitary confinement by the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) to manage mentally ill prison
A Death Before Dying: Solitary Confinement on Death Row
The double punishment experienced by death-sentenced prisoners is documented.
Locked Up In America: Solitary Nation
If you are looking for a balanced approach to the use of solitary confinement by prisons then this program is for you.
Briefing Paper: The Dangerous Overuse of Solitary Confinement in the United States
This is an excellent resource for understanding current findings regarding solitary confinement and the potential challenges your agency may face.
Oregon Prison Tackles Solitary Confinement with Blue Room Experiment
Your agency might consider this amazingly innovative strategy or a similar one for addressing mental health in your supermax or administrative segr
Podcast: How to Fix America's Solitary Problem
"Critics say it’s expensive, ineffective and even dangerous, but the U.S.
Communications Management Units
"In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) finalizes regulations that establish and describe Communications Management Units (CMUs) by regul
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