George Will: Excessive Solitary Confinement Puts Psychotic Ex-Inmates On Streets

Conservative columnist George Will has weighed in on solitary confinement, writing that tens of thousands of U.S. prison inmates are kept in protracted solitary confinement that arguably constitutes torture and probably violates the Eighth Amendment prohibition of “cruel and unusual punishments.” Will says U.S. mass incarceration “means a perpetual crisis of prisoners re-entering society,” and
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