Solitary Confinement: Cruel but Not Unusual

Solitary Confinement: Cruel but Not Unusual

August 3, 2013 | by Editorial Board | Washington Post

Some states are moving away from solitary confinement as a punishment, while others are still embracing it. As suicide rates remain high for prisoners who stay in solitary, some suggest that we need a national solution.

Some states are moving away from solitary confinement as a punishment, while others are still embracing it. As suicide rates remain high for prisoners who stay in solitary, some suggest that we need a national solution.