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WSS/PAD/POS 604: Inequality and Policy Analysis

Getting Started

The sources below will get you started on your research into solitary confinement in New York and federal prisons. Statutes, regulations, court cases, and legal scholarship about solitary confinement can be found through Westlaw, Nexis Uni, or HeinOnline. You can also search government sources, such as committee hearings, statistics, or reports by visiting court, congressional, or agency websites. See the Government Sources tab at the left to find more resources.

Solitary Confinement in New York State

NOTE: New York uses the term "segregated confinement" in legislation and regulations but the term "solitary confinement" will still yield results when searching news or other web sources.

Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons

Solitary Confinement Activism

The organizations listed below are just a few that are engaged in solitary confinement activism