“Prison director spends one night in solitary, vows reform” (Salon.com)

“’First thing you notice is that it’s anything but quiet. You’re immersed in a drone of garbled noise — other inmates’ blaring TVs, distant conversations, shouted arguments. I couldn’t make sense of any of it, and was left feeling twitchy and paranoid,’ he wrote in his op-ed piece.

Raemisch said many states now agree that solitary confinement is overused, and states like New York and Colorado are already taking action to reduce the use of isolation, also known as administrative segregation, or ad seg.”

Read more of this story by the Associated Press at Salon.com here.

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