Solitary Confinement is Cruel and Ineffective

July 29, 2013 | by  | Scientific American

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New research suggests that solitary confinement creates more violence inside and outside of prison walls. In fact, after Mississippi reduced the number of prisoners in solitary confinement, they were able to reduce the number of violent attacks.

New research suggests that solitary confinement creates more violence inside and outside of prison walls. In fact, after Mississippi reduced the number of prisoners in solitary confinement, they were able to reduce the number of violent attacks.