Sponsor of NJ Solitary Limits Says Practice ‘On The Way Out’

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Last month, New Jersey legislators voted to stop isolating prison inmates for as long as 23 hours a day for months or years on end after deciding it was abusive and hampered a return to society. If Gov. Chris Christie signs the bill, juvenile, pregnant, elderly, mentally ill, gay and transgender inmates will no longer be put in solitary confinement in state prisons and local jails, because isolation could be particularly harmful to them, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!