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Torture: The Use of Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons
Source: Center for Constitutional Rights
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In the early nineteenth century, the U.S. led the world in a new practice of imprisoning people in solitary cells, without access to any human contact or stimulation, as a method of rehabilitation.