Stop Solitary - Other State-Specific Laws and Regulations
Concerning Appropriate Use of Restrictive Confinement: Rights of Prisoners
Calls on the New Mexico Sentencing Commission to assemble a group to review the use and effects of solitary confinement in prison facilities in NM, collect data on the number of persons with mental illness in solitary confinement, describe the conditions of solitary confinement, and make reports and recommendations to an interim legislative committee over the next two years
A memorial that requests the Secretary of Corrections to continue to work with a task force in order to design and implement effective solutions for the female prison population, including finding alternatives to the use of solitary confinement
Report on CO-DOC's Implementation of Administrative Segregation Plan
Colorado Department of Corrections Administrative Segregation and Classification Review Technical Assistance # 11P1022
James Austin, Ph.D. and Emmitt Sparkman
(This bill is set for a hearing on April 10, 2011)
This bill would provide that a minor or ward who is detained in, or sentenced to, any juvenile facility, jail, or other secure state or local facility shall not be subject to solitary confinement, as defined, unless the minor or ward poses an immediate and substantial risk of harm to others or to the security of the facility, and all other less-restrictive options have been exhausted.
By Edwin Yohnka, Director of Communications and Public Policy, ACLU of Illinois
Regarding the potential closure of the Tamms Supermax Correctional Facility in Illinois
Huffington Post, March 28, 2012
Requesting The Appropriate Legislative Interim Committee To Convene A Working Group To Gather Information Regarding The Use Of Solitary Confinement In New Mexico Public And Private Correctional Facilities, To Determine The Impact Of Solitary Confinement On Inmates And To Assess The Effectiveness Of Solitary Confinement In Reducing Problems And Costs
relating to prohibiting the pre-adjudication solitary confinement of certain juveniles.
relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.