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Resolution on Prison Conditions and Prisoner Isolation

By the Rabbinical Assembly, May 2012

Solitary Confinement ... Is it Torture?

A Powerpoint Presentation by George Swanson

Survivor's Manual: Survival in Solitary

A manual written by and for people living in control units


The American Friends Service Committee

Key Facts: Youth in the Justice System

By the Campaign for Youth Justice

June 2010

Detention Facility Self-Assessment: A Practice Guide to Juvenile Detention Reform

By the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

2006

Goals, Standards, Outcome Measures, Expected Practices and Processes

Performance-Based Standards

By the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators

April 2011

Sample Fiscal Analysis: Solitary Confinement Reform Legislation

Some suggested areas to explore in addressing fiscal concerns of your legislature regarding proposed reforms in the use of administrative segregation/solitary confinement. It is not an exhaustive treatment but should provide some useful strategies and ideas when countering many states' claims that reforms are "too expensive."

Prepared by the ACLU National Prison Project

ADX Facts and Pictures

Facts and Pictures from the Federal Supermax - ADX, in Florence, CO

Dated June 25, 2007

Includes dozens of pictures from inside the facility, facts about the population, and a floor plan of a typical cell

Chart: Comparison of Solitary Confinement

THE USE OF SOLITARY CONFINEMENT A COMPARISON BETWEEN ADX PRACTICES, BOP POLICIES, AND NATIONAL STANDARDS

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