Mark Binelli, “Inside America’s Toughest Federal Prison,” The New York Times Magazine, March 26, 2015.
“For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within.”
This long-form article examines the United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility in Florence, Colorado, known colloquially as the ADX. It is the highest-security prison in the country, where prisoners spend approximately 23 hours per day in solitary confinement.
Keywords: administrative segregation, supermax, super-max, mental health, mental illness, long-term segregation