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  1. The Liberal government has proposed to overhaul the existing system of solitary confinement for federal prisoners. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale introduced a piece of legislation ...

  2. Research shows that the use of solitary confinement as a tool to punish people is barbaric, counterproductive, and inhumane. In 1890, the U.S. Supreme Court granted relief to a ...

  3. "At the beginning I was held in solitary confinement for a number of days, and that was very difficult," Brunson told ABC's George Stephanopoulos. After that, Brunson said, he ...

  4. One of the best sketches during Seth Meyers’ stint hosting “SNL” on Saturday came in the middle of the show when he played a newly incarcerated inmate who gets stuck as Bill Cosby’s cellmate ...

  5. He has been held in solitary confinement for almost six months, his family said, and they were concerned he will not have a fair trial as he has had limited access to his lawyer ...

  6. At many U.S. prisons and for too many years, the path of least resistance for disciplining unruly inmates has run directly to solitary confinement — and often it’s been a one-way ...

  7. A British university student has been held in solitary confinement in the United Arab Emirates for five months after he was accused of spying. Matthew Hedges, a PhD student at ...

  8. “Anyone considering doing research or fieldwork in the UAE please read about Matt’s case before you make plans,” wrote Kristian Ulrichsen, author of The Gulf States in International Political ...

  9. The amount of time prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement in facilities across the United States remains a pressing problem — with nearly 2,000 offenders nationwide being held in segregation for more than six years.

  10. Regarding the Oct. 14 editorial “Easing the torture of solitary”: While it may be true that nationwide, the number of incarcerated people in solitary is decreasing, Maryland and ...

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