Solitary Confinement in US Prisons: A Research-Based Primer

Picture of solitary confinement cell behind bars

A recent primer released by the Good Men Project, written by Clark Merrefield, is a response to estimates that on any given day, there are tens of thousands of prisoners held in solitary confinement in the U.S. What is solitary confinement and why is it used? The primer explains that solitary prisoners are typically confined […]