Support Banning Long-Term Solitary Confinement in Connecticut

It's time to end the torture of prolonged solitary confinement.

Facts about Solitary Confinement

How to support ending long-term solitary confinement in CT?

Call your State Senator and Representative and ask them to support legislation to ban long-term solitary confinement in Connecticut.

Find your local legislators at www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/cgafindleg.asp.


Footnotes

1 Rodriguez, S. (2012) "FAQ" WWW.SolitaryWatch.Com     Return to reference

2 Hafemeister, T. & George, J. (2013) "The Ninth Circle of Hell", Denver University Law Review; The American Psychological Association (2012) "Petition Statement on Segregation of Prisoners with Mental Illness."     Return to reference

3 Lowen, M. & Isaacs, C. (2012) "Lifetime Lockdown: How Isolation Conditions Impact Prisoner Reentry," The American Friends Service Committee; McCray, R. (2016) "Solitary Confinement Is Broken, and Prison Guards Are Trying to Fix It", www.takepart.com/feature/2016/04/29/prison-guards-vs-solitary-confinement     Return to reference

4 Sal Rodriguez, Solitary Watch Fact Sheet: The High Cost of Solitary Confinement [visit the link, then click on the text "FACT SHEET – The High Cost of Solitary Confinement" for the PDF file] 1 (2012).     Return to reference

5 Warner, K. (2016) "Connecticut has one of the highest costs per prisoner", CT Post; The Worst of the Worst (2013), yalevisuallawproject.org/film/the-worst-of-the-worst     Return to reference

6 CT DOC Incidents Report, FY 2015-16: www.ct.gov/doc/lib/doc/PDF/PDFReport/Incidents2016.pdf     Return to reference