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New York Solitary Confinement

NY Still Sending Mentally Ill People Into Solitary Confinement

ProPublica | Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

By Christie Thompson, ProPublica. This story was co-produced with WNYC. When Amir Hall entered New York state prison for a parole violation in N...

State Promised Help For Mentally Ill Inmates, But Still Sticks Many In Solitary

www.WNYC.org | Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

When Amir Hall entered New York state prison for a parole violation in November 2009, he came with a long list of psychological problems. Hall arrived...

Matt Sledge

Prisoner's Lawsuit Renews Debate Over Solitary Confinement

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- For years, mental health experts have been increasingly concerned that solitary confinement amounts to torture. For years, they have sugge...