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New York Issues New Solitary Confinement Rules for Local Jails Amid Lawsuits, $5 Million Settlement

by Christopher Zoukis

On October 17, 2017, the New York Commission of Correction issued new rules governing the treatment of prisoners held in solitary confinement in local jails. The rules came in the wake of several class-action lawsuits over the use of and conditions in solitary, one of which recently ...


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