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California Inmate’s Hunger Strike: “A Good Thing” – Updated

Updated 7/18/2013 – Approximately two thirds of the state’s 33 prisons are currently striking. It is estimated that the number of striking inmates, on hunger strike, range from a minimum of 12,000 to much higher numbers. Originally, this article focused on one of the main demands, the excessive use of solitary confinement in California prisons. […]

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Solitary Confinement Revisited

The issue of solitary confinement remains controversial and relevant to our society. The following article describes the destructive impact of solitary confinement. Inmates in solitary confinement are at greater risk for suicide, have increased difficulties re-entering society, and substantially increases the cost of incarceration. The more the outside world knows about solitary confinement, the greater […]

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