“Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life”

A major, major story from Erica Goode, the New York Times.

A lawsuit yields insights into the psychological harms of holding prisoners in isolation for years, sometimes decades.

Source: Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life

Here is the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution:

Bails, fines, and punishments: Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

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