All posts tagged "Solitary Confinement"
DOJ Report Criticizes Prisons’ Treatment of Mentally Ill Inmates
The DOJ report confirms that mental illness in prisons is drastically undocumented, neglected, and mistreated.
RantCrush Top 5: April 27, 2017
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RantCrush Top 5: April 26, 2017
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Prisons Won’t Get Better Just Because We’ve Signed Another Document
Praised as a “tremendous step forward” toward meaningful penal reform, the Mandela Rules provide a framework for what...
Are American Prisons Becoming Psychiatric Hospitals?
The United States houses more mentally ill people in prisons than hospitals. Is it helping anyone?
Mass Incarceration Leads to Depression, So Why Don’t We Stop?
Racism and the justice system dramatically increase depression and suicide. So why don't we stop locking everyone up?
The Evolution of Solitary Confinement in the United States
Many prisons use solitary confinement as a mechanism to control their prison populations and minimize the threat of...