201907.03

Effects of Solitary Confinement

in Jails

Solitary confinement is one of the most damaging aspects of the entire criminal justice system. The practice of locking people in a cell all by themselves robs those individuals of precious social interaction. It can make difficult prison stays into unbearable ones. Despite the potential risks, Isola is still legal in the vast majority of…

201512.01

Tablet Computers for Inmates

in Jails

A new movement has been spreading across jails located all around the country. The trend involves giving inmates access to tablet computers. The mobile devices can do most of what a regular laptop can do but is small enough to hold in the hand without effort. The tablets are intended to give inmates something to…