Prison

Survivors Manual: Surviving In Solitary

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A manual written by and for people living in control units.
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A manual written by and for people living in control units 

Solitary confinement, characterized by 23-hour a day lockout with minimal exercise and lack of human contact, affects an estimated 100,000 prisoners in federal and state prisons in almost every state. Thus the need for “Survivors Manual,” which was first issued in 1998, is even more vital. This is the fifth edition, released in 2012.

ADJC Buried Alive Response

Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections response to the May 2007 article, Buried Alive: Solitary Confinement in Arizona’s Prisons and Jails on the American Friends Service Committee website.

 

Immigration Policy Center Issues Statement on Pew Report

On Feb. 18, 2009, the Pew Hispanic Center issued a report on the ethnic composition of people caught up in the federal prison system. The Immigration Policy Center's Director, Angela Kelley, issued the following statement:
 

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