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This New York Times op-ed by Colorado corrections director Rick Raemisch chronicles the night he voluntarily spent in solitary confinement and reflects on Colorado prisons’ use of segregated housing and the need for reform.

This report by the NYCLU examines New York's use of isolation and its effects on prisoners, their families, and corrections staff.

Final counts of prisoners under the jurisdiction of state and federal correctional authorities on December 31, 2014, collected by the National Prisoner Statistics program.