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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Solitary Confinement

  • Aired: 10/11/2013
  • 08:36
  • Rating: NR
"We are locking people up in solitary confinement to prevent this violent behavior, and in fact it may actually instigate—because of the impact on their mental health—even more violent behavior," says Heather Rice-Minus, a senior policy advisor for Justice Fellowship.
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What are some of the ethical challenges raised by the long-term isolation of inmates?
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