The Problem With Defining 'Solitary Confinement'

The number of federal prisoners in segregated units has grown faster than the overall population. Yet the Bureau of Prisons director denies that the agency practices solitary confinement.

A prison cell block is seen following a tour by US President Barack Obama at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma, July 16, 2015.
National Journal
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