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onedayatatime13 05-09-2019 08:22 PM

As Part of Statewide Reform, New York Graciously Grants Inmates in Solitary
 
In a move to lessen what experts have deemed the “cruel and unusual punishment” of solitary confinement—which also has been likened to torture—a new bill in New York state guarantees that those sent to segregated units will have access to a phone within 24 hours of isolation, and that they can have contact with the outside world via phone once per week.

https://www.theroot.com/as-part-of-s...ita-1834641483


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