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Articles by John Herrick

Coronavirus Lockdowns in Prisons Test Limits of Colorado’s Rules on Solitary Confinement

by John Herrick, The Colorado Trust

Last summer, Matthew Harter, a 50-year-old from Lakewood, Colo., was incarcerated at Centennial Correctional Facility South, a prison in Cañon City, when he started to have trouble breathing. 

Harter didn’t have COVID-19. He had anxiety, he said, because he was in quarantine, alone in ...