Solitary Confinement in Texas: A Crisis with No End 2023

In December 2023, the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Civil Rights Clinic released a report detailing the detailing the extreme harms done by placing people who are incarcerated in solitary confinement. The report explains why the practice is dangerous, what factors allow the practice to continue, and how solitary confinement leaves lasting physical and psychological wounds on people who have experienced it. The report incorporates the experiences of people who have been placed in solitary confinement, as well as data from Texas prisons. The report urges the Department of Justice and Texas Department of Criminal Justice to investigate and phase out the practice of solitary confinement.

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