Thomas Silverstein – Official Website

Solitary Survivor

About Solitary Confinement

Here will be offered links to or texts of articles, books, videos, etc. that deal with issues of imprisonment, solitary confinement, etc.They will be in no specific order.

An Amnesty International article on solitary confinement: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2014/07/usa-prisoners-held-extreme-solitary-confinement-breach-international-law/

An article about Virginia’s version of ADX: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/daily/april99/supermax18.htm#TOP

A blog about the inhumanity of solitary confinement: http://www.slate.com/blogs/crime/2013/10/07/herman_wallace_angola_three_solitary_confinement_is_horrible_and_inhumane.html

While not technically about solitary confinement, this article, Tom feels, should be of interest to show how other countries deal with incarceration and punishment: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive/article-1384308/Norways-controversial-cushy-prison-experiment–catch-UK.html

Here are three articles from The Washington Post on the effects of solitary confinement: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-the-torture-of-solitary-confinement/2013/020/20/ae115d74-7ac9-11e2-9a75-dab0201670da_print.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/ruth-marcus-why-are-we-subjecting-our-youths-to-solitary-confinement/2012/10/16/76a7bc50-17b6-11e2-9855-71f2b202721b_story.html?noredirect=on&ufm_term=529d2f71d50f

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-harm-of-solitary-confinement-in-prisons/2012/07/01/gJQAiNqgGW_print.html

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