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The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU...

Thirty-one years of solitude…and counting

  How long should the government be allowed to imprison someone in extreme isolation? Indefinitely, according to a new federal appeals court ruling. The case, Thomas Silverstein....

Appeals court to weigh how much is too much solitary confinement

By law, you get 15 minutes to argue in the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. The rules are the rules but this one comes across as painfully ironic in this case.