Lonely Too Long: Redefining and Reforming Juvenile Solitary Confinement.

Abstract

Solitary confinement is a frequently used penal tool in all fifty states against all types of offenders. However, since its development in the 1800s, solitary confinement has been found to have damaging psychological effects. Juvenile inmates in particular suffer the greatest psychological damage from solitary confinement because their brains are still in a… (More)

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