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Articles by Adam Klasfeld

Illinois: Scathing Study on Solitary Buried by Politics

by Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News

Reeling from the criticism of its last effort at prison reform, Illinois buried its study of the ineffectiveness of long-term solitary confinement.

As Gov. Pat Quinn struggled to hold onto the seat he acquired from the ousted Rod Blagojevich, his office drew fire for measures ...