Due Process

Solitary: Who and Why?

Special | 26m 46s

Imagine yourself in a small cell, 23 hours a day, locked up, for weeks, months, even years - entirely alone. Now imagine that for more than 1,600 NJ inmates, that's life. On this week's Due Process, Solitary Confinement - a cruel and unusual punishment, or an essential Corrections tool? Sandra King introduces us to a man who spent 22 years in isolation, and hosts a spirited debate in the studio.

Aired: 04/24/12

Rating: NR

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