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Solitary: Cruel and Unusual?

  • Aired: 05/02/2015
  • 26:29
  • Rating: NR
Opponents say it's cruel and unusual; corrections officials say it doesn't even exist any longer in New Jersey - but at least 1,500 state inmates are still held in isolation. In the studio: Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, former NYC Corrections Commissioner Martin Horn, and Lance Lopez, president of the corrections officers union.
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Solitary: Cruel and Unusual?
Solitary: Cruel and Unusual?
An inside look at solitary confinement in New Jersey, and new efforts to combat it.
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