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Colorado State Penitentiary

Colorado Inmate Wins Case For Exercise Outside

Posted 09.04.2012 | Denver

An inmate who has spent the past 12 years in solitary confinement at the Colorado State Penitentiary won a case asking for outdoor exercise rights. ...

Mentally Ill Inmates Sue To Get Out Of Solitary

AP | REMA RAHMAN | Posted 05.17.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Troy Anderson is a mentally ill inmate in isolation at the Colorado State Penitentiary, deemed for more than a decade too dangerous to be am...

Death Row Inmates Win Exercise Outside

Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

Keeping inmates from exercising outdoors for a prolonged period of time constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, according to a 1987 ruling by the 10...

Supermax Solitary Confinement Report's Rumored Benign Findings Have Many Upset

Westword | Alan Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The release of a twelve-month study about the mental effects of solitary confinement at Colorado's supermax is still weeks away. But preliminary re...