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Solitary Confinement

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Changes Sought In State Prison Isolation Policies

Democratic lawmakers on key policy committees say they want to limit California’s practice of keeping hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement for years.

10/09/2013

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Families Of LA Prisoners Petition Against Solitary Confinement

California prison inmates who are held in solitary confinement are petitioning the United Nations to step in and end the practice.

03/20/2012

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Protesters Call For End To Solitary Confinement At Men’s Central Jail

Demonstrators gathered outside the jail on Bauchet Street to protest against what they say is an ineffective and dangerous practice.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/21/2012