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This report by the Unlock the Box campaign, based on research and analysis by Solitary Watch and presented by The Raben Group, details a reported 500% increase in the use of solitary confinement in U.S. correctional facilities during the COVID-19

This guidance document from Amend outlines the fundamental differences between “solitary confinement,” “quarantine,” and “medical isolation” and provides steps correctional agencies can take to ensure people separated for medical purposes do not live in punitive conditions.