To Implement a New Law, Prisons Likely Broke Another
Legislators told the prison department it was violating a solitary confinement reform law. So it ignored them.
- State Prisons Are Routinely Violating New York’s Landmark Solitary Confinement Law
- Prisons Are Illegally Throwing People With Disabilities Into Solitary Confinement
- Solitary by Another Name: How State Prisons Are Using ‘Therapeutic’ Units to Evade Reforms
- Lesser Infractions Aren’t Supposed to Land You in Solitary Confinement. They Do Anyway.
- New York’s Prison Chief Ordered Guards to Illegally Shackle People to Desks
- Can Anyone Make New York Prisons Follow Solitary Confinement Law?
- Prison Department Writes Its Way Out of Following Solitary Confinement Law — Again
- A Law Hasn't Fixed Solitary Confinement in New York. Can a Lawsuit?
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