In January 2018, Canada took important steps regarding the overuse of segregation, also known as solitary confinement, when the courts decided on two separate court cases. One legal challenge from the Ontario government will no longer place people with mental
This law concerns the management of minors in youth and adult detention centers—including segregation units.
This law establishes department restrictive housing data reporting to the legislature and Governor.
This law requires training for corrections staff on the treatment of pregnant people and restricts the use of segregation for pregnant and postpartum people.
This law prohibits the use of restrictive housing for people who are 18 years old or younger, pregnant, or diagnosed with serious mental illness, developmental disability, or traumatic brain injury.
This law regulates the use of administrative and disciplinary segregation and prohibits the use of segregation for pregnant and postpartum women.
This law restricts the use of restrictive housing for pregnant and postpartum people.
This law prohibits the use of RH—including administrative segregation or disciplinary segregation—for minors.
This law prohibits the use of segregation for pregnant and postpartum women.
This law restricts the use of punitive isolation for people who are under 18 years old.
This law appropriates funds toward the Arkansas DOC for additions to physical plant and the addition of administrative segregation beds, administrative offices, and program rooms.